Safety on the Road: How Has Your School Planned for Safe Events Off-Campus?
Whether it’s a class trip, a sports competition, or a visit to another school, students are frequently on-the-road. Before the consent form must be signed, parents may want to check school policies as they relate to modes of transportation, medical emergencies, parental consent, and supervision.
Some questions to ask include the following:
Resources: For information on policies and procedures adopted by some school districts related to school trips, try the following resources and examples:
Irvine Unified School District. BOARD POLICY. Policy 6153: FIELD TRIPS, TOURS, AND EXCURSIONS.
See Also: Health, Mental Health and Safety Guidelines for schools. http://www.nationalguidelines.org/guideline.cfm?guideNum=6-06