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§ 115C‑252.  Aid inlieu of transportation.

(a)        When, by reason of road conditions or otherwise, any localboard of education, which shall elect to operate a school bus transportationsystem, shall find it impracticable to furnish to a pupil transportation byschool bus to the school in which such pupil is enrolled, or to which suchpupil is assigned, the board may assign  such pupil to such other school withinsuch local school administrative unit as the board shall deem advisable, unlessthe parent or guardian of such pupil or the person standing in loco parentis tosuch pupil, shall notify the principal of the school, in which such pupil isenrolled or to which such pupil is assigned, of the desire of such pupil tocontinue to attend such school without the benefit of transportation by schoolbus.

(b)        In the event that any local board of education, which shalloperate a system of school bus transportation, shall find it impracticable tofurnish to a pupil such transportation to the school  in which such pupil isenrolled or to which such pupil is assigned, and if, as a result thereof, suchpupil shall be required to obtain board and lodging at a place other than theresidence of such pupil in order to attend a school, such board may, in itsdiscretion, provide for the payment to the parent or guardian of such pupil ofa sum not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00) per month for each school monththat  such pupil shall so obtain board and lodging at a place other than theresidence of the pupil for the purpose of attending a school. (1955, c. 1372, art. 21, s. 10; 1973, c. 932; 1981, c.423, s. 1.)