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702.50 Extracurricular and Other Transportation

The Board may authorize qualified local nonprofit entities that promote cultural, educational, civic, community, and/or recreational activities to use District vehicles to transport individuals to and from nonschool-sponsored activities in the state. In the event District transportation vehicles are made available to local nonprofit entities, the superintendent/designee will develop administrative regulations for application for, use of, and payment for using the District vehicles. As provided by State of Iowa, the Board shall charge and collect an amount sufficient to reimburse all costs of furnishing the transportation and driver except when the vehicle is used for transporting students to and from extracurricular activities sponsored by the District. A vehicle will be used as provided in this subsection only at times when it is not needed for transportation of students.

The Board may furnish transportation and services of a qualified driver for transportation of persons other than students to activities in which students from the District are participants or are attending the activity or for which the District is a sponsor. The Board shall charge and collect an amount sufficient to reimburse all costs of furnishing the transportation and driver, as provided by State of Iowa. A vehicle shall be used as provided in this subsection only at times when it is not needed for transportation of students.

Students participating in extracurricular activities that require transportation shall have a permission slip signed by a parent/guardian on file before participating in an extracurricular trip. At least one District staff member or adult will ride in each vehicle to serve as chaperone on each extracurricular trip. The chaperone will be approved by the principal/designee and, if not a staff member, will have been approved to volunteer through the District’s volunteer process.

Cross Reference:
702.20 Local and State Transportation Regulations
702.40 Transportation Exceptions
702.11 School Vehicle Discipline
702.60 Summer Program Transportation
702.80 Non-Public School Transportation

Reviewed:
July 14, 2003
June 20, 2011
June 20, 2016
June 20, 2021

Revised:
March 1, 1993
June 20, 2011
June 20, 2016
July 6, 2021