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§ 11-1131. Appeals to Secretary of Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: November 6, 2017

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XI. Professional Employes (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (c). Tenure (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 6, 2017
24 P.S. § 11-1131
§ 11-1131. Appeals to Secretary of Education
In case the professional employe concerned considers himself or herself aggrieved by the action of the board of school directors, an appeal by petition, setting forth the grounds for such appeal, may be taken to the Secretary of Education at Harrisburg. Such appeal shall be filed within fifteen (15) days after receipt by registered mail of the written notice of the decision of the board. A copy of such appeal shall be served by registered mail on the secretary of the school board.
The Secretary of Education shall fix a day and time for hearing, which shall be not sooner than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days after presentation of such petition, and shall give written notice to all parties interested.
The Secretary of Education shall review the official transcript of the record of the hearing before the board, and may hear and consider such additional testimony as he may deem advisable to enable him to make a proper order. At said hearing the litigants shall have the right to be heard in person or by counsel or both.
After hearing and argument and reviewing all the testimony filed or taken before him, the Secretary of Education shall enter such order, either affirming or reversing the action of the board of school directors, as to him appears just and proper.

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1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XI, § 1131. Amended 2017, Nov. 6, P.L. 1142, No. 55, § 5, imd. effective.
24 P.S. § 11-1131, PA ST 24 P.S. § 11-1131
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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