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Glenbard Township High School District 87
Policy 7:220


Bus Conduct

All students must follow the District’s School Bus Safety Rules.  

School Bus Suspensions

The Superintendent, or any designee as permitted in the School Code, is authorized to suspend a student from riding the school bus for up to 10 consecutive school days for engaging in gross disobedience or misconduct, including but not limited to, the following:

1.  Prohibited student conduct as defined in School Board policy, 7:190, Student Behavior.
2.  Willful injury or threat of injury to a bus driver or to another rider.
3.  Willful and/or repeated defacement of the bus.
4.  Repeated use of profanity.
5.  Repeated willful disobedience of a directive from a bus driver or other supervisor.
6.  Such other behavior as the Superintendent or designee deems to threaten the safe operation of the bus and/or its occupants.

If a student is suspended from riding the bus for gross disobedience or misconduct on a bus, the School Board may suspend the student from riding the school bus for a period in excess of 10 days for safety reasons. The District’s regular suspension procedures shall be used to suspend a student’s privilege to ride a school bus.

Academic Credit for Missed Classes During School Bus Suspension

A student suspended from riding the bus who does not have alternate transportation to school shall have the opportunity to complete or make up work for equivalent academic credit. It shall be the responsibility of the student’s parent or guardian to notify the school that the student does not have alternate transportation.

LEGAL REF.:     
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. §1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99.
105 ILCS 5/10-20.14, 5/10-22.6, and 10/.
720 ILCS 5/14-3(m).
23 Ill.Admin.Code Part 375, Student Records.

CROSS REF.:     
4:110 (Transportation), 4:170 (Safety), 7:130 (Student Rights and Responsibilities), 7:170 (Vandalism), 7:190 (Student Behavior), 7:200 (Suspension Procedures), 7:230 (Misconduct by Students with Disabilities), 7:340 (Student Records)

ADOPTED:        December 8, 1997
REVISED:        June 12, 2000
REVIEWED:       May 15, 2006
REVIEWED:       August 13, 2012
REVISED:        October 15, 2012
REVIEWED:       May 9, 2016     
REVISED:        June 27, 2016