Children of Ukrainian refugees who are of compulsory school age have to go to school in the Netherlands. Because cycling or going by car is not an option for many of these children, they are allowed to use student transport in the municipality of Zaanstad to get to school.

Children often go to school in the area and are then brought to school on foot, by bicycle or by car. Going by bike or car is not an option for many Ukrainian refugee children, writes the Noordhollands Dagblad . In addition, they sometimes go to a school that is further away from the location where they are staying, because there is room there.

Further than two kilometers Zaanstad now accommodates children who live more than two kilometers from school by offering student transport. It is estimated that 15 to 100 students make use of this. Currently, the student transporter in the municipality of Noot Personenvervoer. The scheme applies until the summer holidays. The municipality expects that cycling or traveling by public transport will then be possible for them.

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