Transportation must be provided to your child’s school of origin (where your child went to school before you became homeless) if you request it, even if the school district does not provide transportation for other students or in other circumstances.
For transportation to a school other than your school of origin, school districts must provide transportation equal to that provided to students who are not homeless.
If your child is unable to attend school without transportation, the school district must provide transportation.
Generally, the school does not have to provide “door to door” transportation. There are some exceptions to this. For example, if you live by a dangerous intersection, and crossing that intersection would put your child’s safety at risk, door-to-door transportation may be appropriate.
The school can just provide free public transportation if public transportation is appropriate for the particular student. But, if using public transportation is dangerous (for example, if your child is very young), or public transportation requires an unreasonable length of time, another more appropriate mode of transportation may be required.