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State Board of Education 
Policy EEO-M-003 -
Revision to Allotment
Policy Manual

November 3, 2005

Incentive to Adopt
Local School Bus Idling Policies

In order to be eligible to receive any
mid-year transportationallotment
resulting from increased fuel prices,
an LEA must have areduced idling policy
in place at the beginning of the school
year. For the 2005-2006 school year,
the policy must be in place no later
than January 10, 2006. The local
policy must, at a minimum, prohibit all unnecessary school bus idling on
school grounds and prohibit the
warming up of buses longer than
5 minutes. As always, any increase
in allotments will be subject to the
availability of funds.

 

Reduced Idling Materials

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All local boards of education in North Carolina have adopted reduced idling policies to save fuel and improve student health. 
Click here to see the Comparison of LEA Idling Policies (Excel Spreadsheet)
Department of Public Instruction Memoranda

School Bus Idling Restrictions Memo, Fuel Conservation and Student Health - September 2006
To: All Superintendents & All Transportation Directors
From: Philip Price, Assoc. State Superint., Derek Graham, Section Chief, Transp. Services

School Bus Idling Restrictions Memo, Fuel Conservation and Student Health - July 2005
To: All Superintendents & All Transportation Directors
From: Philip Price, Assoc. State Superint., Derek Graham, Section Chief, Transp. Services

School Bus Idling Restrictions Memo - June 2004
To: All Superintendents & All Transportation Directors
From: Philip Price, Assoc. State Superint., Derek Graham, Section Chief, Transp. Services

Reduced Idling Training Materials and Resources

Internet Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
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