Transportation assistance may be granted, in accordance with the Board of Education Policy (Regulation #5040.1), to those parents who fulfill the required qualifications and are prepared to provide their students with transportation in order that they may attend school.
Transportation Assistance Funding will only be considered for transportation support of students with Special Needs.
- Excerpt: Reg. #5040.1 Transportation Assistance – Special Needs Students
To be eligible for consideration of regular bus transportation to and from school, the student must:
– Live more than 3.5 km from the nearest school (catchment area whether or not they attend that school),
– 3.2 km from the home to the bus pick up or drop off location
– Attend their neighbourhood school (catchment area).