Live animals will not be allowed in school district facilities except under special circumstances and only for an educational purpose. Permission from school administration will be required of anyone wishing to bring an animal into school district facilities. Appropriate supervision of animals is required when animals are brought into the school district facilities.
The person bringing the animal must furnish transportation for the animal brought to school. Animals will not be allowed to travel to and from the student's attendance center on the school bus without prior approval from the school administration.
It is the responsibility of the school administration to determine appropriate supervision of animals in the classroom.
Date Board Adopted: 4/14/2003
Date Board Updated/Reviewed: 12/18/2017
Legal Reference: Iowa Code § 279.8 (2013).