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§ 25-2597.4. Program requirements

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XXV. Reimbursements by Commonwealth and Between School Districts (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (h). Additional Payments
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 25-2597.4
§ 25-2597.4. Program requirements
Services and programs may be provided to students in grades kindergarten through twelve. Services and programs shall include the following:
(1) Education Mentoring Program. This program is to establish planned activities to build sustained relationships between students and adult mentors. Mentors are to be recruited from various sources, including business, professional, religious, higher education, senior citizen organizations and the local community. Program components are to include:
(i) Screening and assignment of mentors.
(ii) Orientation and training of mentors.
(iii) Ongoing supervision and support.
(iv) Matching mentors with students.
(v) Follow-up activities.
(2) Dropout Prevention Programs. Services and programs shall include the following:
(i) Academic coursework.
(ii) Remedial education.
(iii) Other courses required for graduation.
(iv) Career and technical education and school-to-work transition.
(v) Programs of employment and training and related services, counseling and assessment.
(vi) Involvement of parents and guardians of students and individuals enrolled in dropout prevention programs.
(vii) Public information and outreach activities.
(viii) Human, social and community services.
(ix) Mentoring.
(x) Partnerships with business.
(xi) Community service.
(xii) Antitruancy and attendance improvement strategies.
(xiii) Peer mediation and conflict resolution programs.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XXV, § 2597.4, added 1997, June 25, P.L. 297, No. 30, § 20, effective July 1, 1997. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 61, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].
24 P.S. § 25-2597.4, PA ST 24 P.S. § 25-2597.4
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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