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How is the distance between a student's residence and his/her attendance center to be measured?

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By statute, the distance is measured on the public roadway only and over the most passable and safest route as determined by the AEA board, starting in the roadway opposite the private entrance to the student's residence and ending in the roadway opposite the entrance to the school grounds. Iowa Code -- 285.1(9).

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 20, 2014 at 5:11pm.