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School Bus Maintenance

File: EEACB

Buses used in the district's transportation program shall be in safe and legal operating condition. Bus maintenance services may be purchased jointly with other school districts or with private schools. The district may allow a private school to purchase such services. All buses shall be inspected by the Washington State Patrol once each year. Any bus receiving a major repair shall be inspected in the same manner as a new bus, with emphasis on mechanical safety. No bus shall be operated with regrooved, recapped or retreaded tires on the front wheels. Bus drivers shall inspect their buses in the manner prescribed in the School Bus Driver Handbook (SPI).

Current practice codified 1988


Adopted:
05/07/90

LEGAL REFS.:
RCW 46.32.010(1)
RCW 28A.58.107
WAC 392-142, generally
WAC 392-142, generally
WAC 392-143, generally
WAC 392-145-020 through -030

A bus mechanic with tools and supplies in front of a school bus

Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

District and school administrators working together

Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

Support Services (Reference Code E)

Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

Personnel (Reference Code G)

School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

Negotiations (Reference Code H)

Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

Instruction (Reference Code I)

Student raises hand while elementary school teacher talks to classPolicies on instructional program: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.

Students (Reference Code J)

A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)