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§ 16-1604. Employment of teachers; subjects of study

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 XVI. High Schools
24 P.S. § 16-1604
§ 16-1604. Employment of teachers; subjects of study
Except in school districts of the first class, the board of school directors of every school district shall employ for its high school, during the entire term, a sufficient number of teachers for the teaching of any of the subjects included in the program of studies prescribed by the standards of the State Board of Education for which there shall be an application by fifteen pupils belonging to the grade in which said subject is specified in the program of studies. No pupil shall be counted among the applicants for such subject unless, in the judgment of the principal of the school, he is both qualified and entitled to take such subject in the curriculum he is pursuing. No teacher shall be employed to teach any branch other than those enumerated in his certificate.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XVI, § 1604. Amended 1965, Oct. 21, P.L. 601, § 43.
24 P.S. § 16-1604, PA ST 24 P.S. § 16-1604
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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