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§ 13-1380. Education of blind children under eight years

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XIII. Pupils and Attendance (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (f). Exceptional Children (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 13-1380
§ 13-1380. Education of blind children under eight years
The Department of Public Instruction1 is authorized to educate blind children, residing in this Commonwealth, under the age of eight (8) years, whenever, from any cause, the parent or parents thereof may be unable properly to educate them. With the written consent of the parents, parent, or nearest relative, if there be no parents, or the local authorities of the proper institution district, if there be neither parents nor relatives, the Department of Public Instruction may contract with any nonsectarian institution in this State, or elsewhere, established for the education of the blind, whereby any such child may, at a cost not exceeding three dollars ($3) per day, to be paid by the Commonwealth, out of funds appropriated to the Department of Public Instruction for the education of blind children, be educated until it shall reach the age of eight (8) years. Such education may be continued beyond the age of eight (8) years, when, for physical, mental or other proper reasons, such child or children need special care for a longer period. The contract may be canceled and the child or children removed at any time by the Department of Public Instruction. The provisions of this section shall not repeal or modify any existing acts relative to the education of the blind.

Credits

1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XIII, § 1380. Amended 1953, July 27, P.L. 629, § 9; 1965, Oct. 21, P.L. 601, § 38.

Footnotes

Now Department of Education; see 71 P.S. §§ 1037, 1038.
24 P.S. § 13-1380, PA ST 24 P.S. § 13-1380
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 29. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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