ADOPTED RESOLUTION ENDORSING ALABAMA SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK
WHEREAS, more than 54 percent 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 17-23, 1999, as Alabama School Bus Safety Week:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education does hereby endorse October 17-23, 1999, 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.