Transportation has been activated.
First Date of Transportation this School Year
Students who have completed registration and turned in all required
documentation, will travel/bus to GSD on Tuesday, August 1, 2017,
for their first day of school, Wednesday, August 2. The first trip home
from GSD will be Friday, August 4, 2017. The gate will be opened and
the dorm staff will receive students for their arrival on August 1, and
all return trips for the 2017-2018 school year at 4:30PM. This is the
earliest arrival time for buses, parents or students to enter the
campus on trips returning students to GSD. Thank you for your
attention and cooperation.
The charter bus will arrive at GAB at 3:00pm on both homegoing and return dates.
Dates that students will go home and dates they will return to GSD are shown
in yellow on the transportation calendar available at the link posted below.
THE TRANSPORTATION LINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR UPDATED
TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, OR NECESSARY ALTERNATE ARRANGEMENTS IN TRANSPORTATION ON RETURN TRIPS TO GSD. THIS PHONE NUMBER IS 706-853-8547. NO ADDITIONAL PHONE CALLS WILL BE MADE. COUNTIES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR NOTIFYING PARENTS OF ANY CHANGE IN
THE REGULAR TRANSPORTATION SCHEDULE.
Changes to Choice Transportation
Every parent with school-age children needs to take some time to read this letter from the Department of Education in regards to the changes in the Choice transportation under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). The Georgia Department of Education received notification in February 2012 that Georgia will be allowed to follow the State's House Bill 251 Intra-District School Choice Law rather than that of ESEA. Districts are no longer required to offer choice under ESEA nor are districts required to cover the transportation costs for students desiring to continue at their school of Choice for the 2012-2013 school. But it is important to note, that state school district has modified the notification to address their specific situation as it relates. Please the find the Choice letter in English and Spanish here. If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Johnson, Systems Federal Grants Coordinator at 404-298-4866 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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