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Traffic Injury Prevention Education

Section 409.5 | Board Report 19-0327-PO1 | Date Adopted March 27, 2019

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THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER RECOMMENDS

That the Board adopt a Traffic Injury Prevention Education Policy.

PURPOSE

This policy will ensure compliance with Public Act 100-1056 which requires the district to adopt a policy to provide education on effective methods of preventing and avoiding traffic injuries related to walking and bicycling to students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

TEXT

Beginning with the 2018-2019 School Year, CPS elementary schools shall annually provide education to students in grades Kindergarten through 8 on safe walking and biking and the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries.

The Chief Education Officer or designee is authorized to establish educational strategies, activities and best practices to ensure the effective delivery of traffic injury prevention education by CPS Elementary Schools.

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Legal References 105 ILCS 5/27-23.11

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