Transportation Consequences… Bus representative issues a Bus Conduct Report

1st offense: Warning with verbal and written notification given to parent/guardian
 Bus representative will contact the parent by phone and refer bus conduct report to school administrator
 School administrator or designee will conference with student and send home a copy of the bus conduct report form

2nd offense: 1-3 school day suspension from riding a school bus
 Bus representative will contact the parent by phone and refer bus conduct report to school administrator
 School administrator or designee will contact parent and conference with the student to review the policy regarding their riding privileges
 School administrator or designee will advise bus representative of action and send a copy of the bus conduct report form to the parent/guardian and bus contractor

3rd offense: 3-5 school day suspension from riding a school bus
 Bus representative will contact the parent by phone and refer bus conduct report to school administrator
 School administrator or designee will contact parent and conference with the student to review the policy regarding their riding privileges
 Student and parent/guardian must meet with bus representative and school administrator or designee before student is able to ride the bus again
 A copy of the bus conduct report form is sent to the parent/guardian and bus contractor

Further
Offenses: Each case is individually considered.
Students may be suspended for longer periods of time, including the remainder of the year.

Note: When a student goes 60 calendar days without a Bus Conduct Report, the student consequences may start over at the first offense.

Other Discipline
Based on the severity of a student's conduct, more serious consequences may be imposed at any time. Depending on the nature of the offense; consequences, such as suspension or expulsion from school, may also result from school bus/bus stop misconduct. Students damaging school buses will be responsible to pay for damages to the bus company.


NOTICE: Minnesota Law states that transportation by school bus is a privilege, not a right.