§ 6504. Powers and duties of board
Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: January 27, 2020
Effective: January 27, 2020
24 P.S. § 6504
§ 6504. Powers and duties of board
(a) Licensure, policies, etc.--The board shall have the power and its duty shall be to approve or disapprove the initial and renewal licensure or registry, or both, of schools; to suspend or revoke the licensure or registry, or both, of schools; to approve or disapprove the licensing of in-State and out-of-State admissions representatives; to establish qualifications for instructors, administrators and supervisors; to adopt broad policies and principles; and to establish standards, rules and regulations. The regulations shall provide for a method of school closure.
<Text of subsec. (b) effective until the date the centralized repository is accepting student records as specified in the notice published under subsec. (b.1)(7)(iii), pursuant to 2019, Nov. 27, P.L. 753, No. 110, § 9.>
(b) Disposition of student records.--The board shall require every applicant for initial or renewal licensure to provide a written statement describing arrangements for disposition of student records in the event of closure. It shall be the duty of the board and the department to assist in the execution of the arrangements when necessary. Priority shall be given to plans for retention of the records with existing private licensed schools in the same geographical area.
<Text of subsec. (b) effective upon the date the centralized repository is accepting student records as specified in the notice published under subsec. (b.1)(7)(iii), pursuant to 2019, Nov. 27, P.L. 753, No. 110, § 9.>
(1) The board may enter into an agreement with a third party to establish a centralized repository of student records for all private licensed schools. If the board enters into an agreement with a third party under this paragraph, a private licensed school shall work in collaboration with the board and the third party to provide the private licensed school's student records for the centralized repository, including student records that may have been previously disclosed to the board, the third party or another private licensed school. The board may establish an annual timeline for the private licensed school to provide student records for the centralized repository.
(c) Report of complaints.--The board shall submit annually to the Education Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives a report describing the types of complaints received pertaining to private licensed schools. The report shall include the source of the complaints, the status of the complaints, board action initiated and the elapsed time from the filing of the complaints until final resolution.
(d) Statistical report.--The board shall submit annually to the Education Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives a report containing statistical data on tuition rates, job placement of graduates and percentage of students completing programs of study. Private licensed or registered schools shall submit this information to the department by September 30 of each year for the preceding academic year ending June 30.
1986, Dec. 15, P.L. 1585, No. 174, § 4, effective Jan. 1, 1987. Amended 2019, Nov. 27, P.L. 753, No. 110, § 3.
24 P.S. § 6504, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6504
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 29. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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