Resolution Endorsing Alabama School Bus Safety Week
(October 15-21, 2000)
WHEREAS, more than 395,000 of Alabama’s elementary and secondary students are transported to and from school each day of the school year; and
WHEREAS, the safety of these students is of utmost importance to all citizens of the state; and
WHEREAS, Governor Don Siegelman has proclaimed the week of October 15-21, 2000, as Alabama School Bus Safety Week:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education does hereby endorse October 15-21, 2000, as Alabama School Bus Safety Week and urges all Alabamians, particularly motorists, to be especially cautious where school buses and schoolchildren are involved; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education calls on every citizen of Alabama to make every week a safe one for the students of our state.