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

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 23. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Education (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 5312
§ 5312. Local educational agencies, other public or private agencies, institutions or organizations; assistance
In conformity with the State plan, the secretary1 with the cooperation of the Secretary of Health and other appropriate State agencies or commissions and appropriate Federal agencies, shall assist projects designed to further education concerning the causes and effects of and treatment for drug and alcohol abuse and dependence by--
(1) Making grants to or entering into contracts with institutions of higher education and other public or private agencies, institutions, or organizations, for
(i) projects for the development of curricula on the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol including the preparation of new and improved material for use in elementary, secondary, and adult education programs;
(ii) pilot projects designed to demonstrate, and test the effectiveness of curricula described in subclause (i) hereof, whether developed with assistance under this act or otherwise;
(iii) in the case of applicants who have conducted pilot projects under subclause (ii), projects for the dissemination of curricular materials and other significant information regarding the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol to public and private elementary, secondary, and adult education programs;
(2) Undertaking, directly or through contracts or other arrangements with institutions of higher education or other public or private agencies, institutions, or organizations, evaluations of the effectiveness of curricula tested in use in elementary, secondary, and adult education programs involved in pilot projects described in subclause (ii) of clause (1);
(3) Making grants to institutions of higher education, local educational agencies and other public or private agencies, institutions or organizations to provide training programs on drug abuse (including courses of study, institutes, seminars, workshops, and conferences) for teachers, counselors, other educational personnel, law enforcement personnel and other community leaders;
(4) Making grants to local educational agencies and other public or private agencies, institutions or organizations for community education programs on drug abuse (including seminars, workshops, and conferences) especially for parents and others in the community;
(5) Students knowledgeable about drug abuse problems shall be involved in the planning and implementation of all drug education curricula, training programs and other projects undertaken pursuant to this section.

Credits

1972, July 12, P.L. 765, No. 181, § 2. imd. effective.

Footnotes

The functions, powers and duties of the Department of Education under this act have been transferred to the Department of Health. See 71 P.S. §§ 751-16, 751-31.
24 P.S. § 5312, PA ST 24 P.S. § 5312
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 24. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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