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Article 17.

Supporting Services.

Part1. Transportation.

§ 115C‑239.  Authority of local boards ofeducation.

Each local board of education is hereby authorized to acquire, own,lease, contract and operate school buses for the transportation of pupils enrolledin the public schools of such local school administrative unit, and of personsemployed in the operation of such schools in accordance with rules andregulations adopted by the State Board of Education under the authority of G.S.115C‑12(17) and within the limitations set forth in G.S. 115C‑239to 115C‑246, 115C‑248 to 115C‑254 and 115C‑256 to 115C‑259.Boards of education which own and operate school buses for the transportationof pupils shall have authority to establish separate systems of transportationfor pupils attending elementary schools and for pupils attending middleschools, junior high schools, or senior high schools. Each such board mayoperate such buses to and from such of the schools within the local schooladministrative unit, and in such number, as the board shall from time to timefind practicable and appropriate for the safe, orderly and efficienttransportation of such pupils and employees to such schools. (1955, c. 1372, art. 21, s. 1; 1973, c. 586, s. 1; 1981, c. 423, s. 1;1983, c. 630, s. 2; 2001‑97, s. 3.)