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§ 14-1401-B. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: July 1, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XIV-B. Innovation Schools Program
Effective: July 1, 2019
24 P.S. § 14-1401-B
§ 14-1401-B. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this article shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Affiliated network of schools.” A network of schools, overseen by a common program manager or management team, including an existing nonprofit organization which is qualified for an exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Public Law 99-514, 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3)) and whose principal purpose is to provide services to support the program's mission, students and their families and the immediately surrounding community.
“Department.” The Department of Education of the Commonwealth.
“Innovation school.” A school, or an affiliated network of schools, designated as an innovation school under section 1402- B(b).1
“Peer group.” A group of public schools within the boundaries of a school district whose student enrollment is a similar composition of students in special education, English-language learning and economically disadvantaged students.
“Program.” The Innovation Schools Program established under section 1402-B(a).
“Program manager.” An individual appointed and employed by an innovation school to develop, implement and carry out the provisions of an innovation plan approved by the department.
“School.” A charter school, regional charter school or a school operated by a school district.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XIV-B, § 1401-B, added 2019, June 28, P.L. 117, No. 16, § 8, effective July 1, 2019.


24 P.S. § 14-1402-B.
24 P.S. § 14-1401-B, PA ST 24 P.S. § 14-1401-B
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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