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§ 15-1504-I. Planning 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. § 15-1504-I
§ 15-1504-I. Planning grants
(a) General rule.--A planning grant from the program may be issued to eligible school entities that are interested in hybrid learning, but do not have comprehensive plans to deliver hybrid learning.
(b) Limitation on amount.--A planning grant under this article may not exceed $50,000 for a school entity or $50,000 for each school entity that submits a joint application. A school entity may not receive more than one planning grant within a five-year period.
(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 a planning 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) An overview of the planning process.
(3) The proposed planning budget, including the local match.
(4) A description of the professional development that will occur during the planning period.
(5) 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, § 1504-I, added 2016, July 13, P.L. 716, No. 86, § 7, imd. effective.
24 P.S. § 15-1504-I, PA ST 24 P.S. § 15-1504-I
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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