ENDORSING ALABAMA SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK, OCTOBER 22-26, 2012
WHEREAS, more than 377,000 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, Alabama’s school bus drivers, mechanics, transportation supervisors, and other transportation employees work diligently to ensure safe transportation for all of Alabama students:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education does hereby endorse October 22-26, 2012, 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.
Done this 11th day of October 2012