§ 711.42. Transportation.
(a) School districts shall provide transportation to students with disabilities eligible under IDEA and to protected handicapped students under Section 504, to the charter school in which they are enrolled, if the charter school is located in their school district of residence, a regional charter school of which the school district is a part or a charter school located outside district boundaries at a distance not exceeding 10 miles by the nearest public highway. This includes transportation to an ESY program, if that program is held at the charter school.
(b) Students with disabilities and Section 504 students may require modifications or accommodations for transportation to the charter school. Provision of modifications or accommodations, including specialized equipment and bus aides, in a students IEP or Section 504 Service Agreement, are the obligation of the charter school.
(c) Cyber charter school students are not required to attend a specific facility to receive their educational services. The act does not require that a students school district of residence provide transportation for cyber charter school students. If transportation is required as a related service in the IEP of the student with disabilities, who is enrolled in a cyber charter school, the cyber charter school shall provide the required transportation.
(d) This chapter does not prohibit a charter school or cyber charter school and a school district from entering into agreements regarding the provision of transportation as a related service or accommodation to children with disabilities eligible under IDEA, or students eligible under Section 504.
The provisions of this § 711.42 amended under sections 1732-A(c)(2) and 1749-A(b)(8) of the Charter School Law (24 P. S. 17-1732-A(c)(2) and 17-1749-A(b)(8).
The provisions of this § 711.42 amended June 27, 2008, effective July 1, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 3593. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (279625).
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