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May a district provide transportation to elementary students who live closer than two miles to their attendance centers (or to high school students who live closer than three miles to their schools)?

Answer: 

Yes.

A district. in the local board's discretion, may provide transportation "for some or all resident pupils who are not entitled to transportation." If a district provides this discretionary transportation, it may charge parents/guardians for the service. The charge is to be no more than the pro rata cost for this service. Iowa Code -- 285.1(1).

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 24, 2014 at 7:59am.