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§ 25-2509.11. Eligible young children

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 XXV. Reimbursements by Commonwealth and Between School Districts (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (b). Instruction
24 P.S. § 25-2509.11
§ 25-2509.11. Eligible young children
(a) Beginning with the 1997-1998 school year, programming for children over the age established for an eligible young child as defined in this section shall be paid for from funds appropriated under sections 2509, 2509.1 and 2509.51 and their successor provisions. Funds appropriated for early intervention services for eligible young children shall not be used for this programming.
(b) As used in this section, “eligible young child” shall mean a child who is younger than the earliest admission age to a school district's kindergarten program for children five (5) years of age; or when no kindergarten program is provided, the admission age for beginners; and at least three (3) years of age and who meets any of the following criteria:
(1) The child has any of the following physical or mental disabilities: autism/pervasive developmental disorder, serious emotional disturbance, neurological impairment, deafness/hearing impairment, specific learning disability, mental retardation, multi-handicap, other health impairment, physical disability, speech impairment or blindness/visual impairment.
(2) The child is considered to have a developmental delay as defined by regulations of the State Board of Education and the standards of the Department of Education.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 41, art. XXV, § 2509.11, added 1997, June 25, P.L. 297, No. 30, § 16, effective July 1, 1997.


24 P.S. §§ 25-2509, 25-2509.1 and 25-2509.5.
24 P.S. § 25-2509.11, PA ST 24 P.S. § 25-2509.11
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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