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§ 16-1604-C. Department duties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: June 30, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XVI-C. Disclosure of Interscholastic Athletics Opportunities
Effective: June 30, 2014
24 P.S. § 16-1604-C
§ 16-1604-C. Department duties
(a) Duties.--The department shall establish a disclosure form for the submission of the required information for the immediately preceding school year by school entities. The department shall provide for the distribution of the disclosure form through the department's Internet website and shall provide technical assistance to school entities.
(b) Disclosure form information.--The following information shall be collected for all secondary school students in grades 7 through 12 and shall be included in the disclosure form:
(1) The total number of students in each school entity as of October 1 of the immediately preceding school year, including:
(i) the total number of students by gender; and
(ii) the total number of male students by race or ethnicity and the total number of female students by race or ethnicity.
(2) A listing by gender of each varsity, junior varsity and freshman athletic team that competed in interscholastic athletic competition.
(3) For each team identified in paragraph (2), the following information:
(i) The total number of team participants as of the day of the first scheduled competition for each team by gender.
(ii) The total number of male team participants by race or ethnicity and the total number of female team participants by race or ethnicity as of the day of the first scheduled competition for each team.
(iii) For the initial submission under this article, the school year in which each existing interscholastic athletic team was established and, for teams that the school entity sponsored in the past but no longer sponsors, the identity of the team and the year it was eliminated or demoted from interscholastic competition. For each subsequent year, a listing of interscholastic athletic teams that were newly established, reestablished, eliminated or demoted from interscholastic competition during the reported school year.
(iv) The seasons during which each interscholastic athletic team competed.
(v) The total value of contributions and purchases made on behalf of each team by booster clubs, alumni and any other nonschool sources.
(vi) The total expenditures for each team in the school year, including a separate listing of expenditures for each team in each of the following categories:
(A) The total amount of expenditures for travel.
(B) The total amount of expenditures for purchase and replacement of athletic uniforms.
(C) The total amount of expenditures for purchase and replacement of equipment and supplies.
(D) Compensation of coaches, per sport and per season.
(E) Expenditures made for construction, renovation, expansion, maintenance, repair and rental of athletic facilities. For any facilities shared by multiple teams, expenditures per team shall be calculated either by dividing expenditures by the number of teams using the facility or percentage of time used by each team.
(F) Compensation of athletic trainers per academic year.
(vii) The total number of athletic trainers, including the amount of time spent by each athletic trainer with each team.
(viii) The total number of coaches per team by employment status, full time, part time, head and assistant.
(ix) The total number of competitions scheduled and played per team.
(x) The name of the school entity's Title IX compliance officer required under 34 CFR § 106.8(a) (relating to designation of responsible employee and adoption of grievance procedures).
(c) Copies.--The department shall make copies of all submitted disclosures available for public inspection on the department's publicly accessible Internet website.
(d) Annual report.--No later than January 15 of each year, the department shall prepare and submit an annual report to the General Assembly regarding the compliance with the disclosure requirements of this article and summarizing the information submitted to it regarding interscholastic athletic opportunity for and treatment of each gender by race and ethnic group and other such information as the department deems relevant.

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1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XVI-C, § 1604-C, added 2012, June 30, P.L. 684, No. 82, § 22.1.
24 P.S. § 16-1604-C, PA ST 24 P.S. § 16-1604-C
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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