2010 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 13 - Tennessee Public Charter Schools Act of 2002
49-13-114 - Transportation.

49-13-114. Transportation.

(a)  If a public charter school elects to provide transportation for its pupils, the transportation shall be provided by the school or by agreement with the LEA within the district in which the school is located in the same manner it would be provided if the students were enrolled in any other school within the LEA. If a public charter school elects not to provide transportation for its pupils, the school shall not receive the funds that would otherwise have been spent to do so.

(b)  For pupils who reside outside the district and who have been approved by the governing board of a charter school to attend a public charter school, the school is not required to provide or pay for transportation.

(c)  At the time a pupil enrolls in a public charter school, the school shall provide the child's parent or guardian with information regarding transportation.

(d)  Both the school and the LEA in which the school is located shall include in their annual reports what transportation plans are in effect for charter schools.

[Acts 2002, ch. 850, § 14.]  

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