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§ 15-1505-I. Implementation grants

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: July 13, 2016

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XV-I. E-Chievement Program
Effective: July 13, 2016
24 P.S. § 15-1505-I
§ 15-1505-I. Implementation grants
(a) General rule.--An implementation grant from the program may be issued to eligible school entities that at the time of application:
(1) have a comprehensive plan for hybrid learning designs and are ready to implement hybrid learning within the school year in which the school entity receives the implementation grant; or
(2) deliver hybrid learning and intend to expand hybrid learning.
(b) Limitation on amount.--An implementation grant under this article may not exceed $250,000 annually for a school entity or $250,000 annually for each school entity that submits a joint application. A school entity may not receive more than one implementation grant per year and may not receive more than a total of three implementation grants within a five-year period. A school entity shall submit a new grant application, as required under section 1503-I(c),1 in order to renew an implementation grant.
(c) For each new award year, the department shall annually adjust the award amounts under subsection (b) to reflect any upward changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland area.
(d) Required information for application.--A school entity that applies for an implementation grant shall submit the following information in the grant application:
(1) A statement of objectives, which shall include strategies to improve academic achievement and increase student engagement through the following:
(i) Delivery of lessons in small groups.
(ii) Use of data to differentiate instruction.
(iii) Encouragement of individually paced learning.
(iv) Application of multiple educational methodologies.
(2) A detailed hybrid learning design.
(3) An overview of the implementation or expansion plan for hybrid learning.
(4) The proposed hybrid learning budget, including the local match.
(5) A summary of the professional development program that will occur during the implementation period.
(6) A description of how the school entity will define success, monitor progress and make program improvements.
(7) Where applicable, a proposal for expanding hybrid learning, which shall include a plan for each stage of the expansion.
(8) A description of how the school entity will be able to continue to provide hybrid learning without funding from the Commonwealth.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XV-I, § 1505-I, added 2016, July 13, P.L. 716, No. 86, § 7, imd. effective.


24 P.S. § 15-1503-I.
24 P.S. § 15-1505-I, PA ST 24 P.S. § 15-1505-I
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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