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§ 15-1518. Text books and instruction on fire dangers and prevention drills

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 XV. Terms and Courses of Study (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (b). Prescribed Courses and Instruction
24 P.S. § 15-1518
§ 15-1518. Text books and instruction on fire dangers and prevention drills
(a) It shall be the duty of the Superintendent of Public Instruction,1 in consultation with the Pennsylvania State Police, to prepare books of instruction for use of teachers of students of all grades, in the public and private schools, with regard to the dangers of fire and the prevention of fire waste. Such books of instruction shall be published at the expense of the State, under the direction of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and shall be distributed in sufficient quantities for the use of the teachers in schools as herein provided. The curriculum of all schools shall include some regular and continuous study of such subjects during the entire school year.
(b) It shall be the duty of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and of the principals or other persons in charge of the various schools, to provide for the instruction and training of pupils of such schools by means of drills, so that they may in sudden emergencies be able to leave the school buildings in the shortest possible time without confusion or panic. Such drills shall be held at least once a month when the schools are in session.

Credits

1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XV, § 1518. Amended 1949, May 9, P.L. 956, § 1; 1951, Sept. 28, P.L. 1551, § 4.

Footnotes

Now Secretary of Education; see 71 P.S. §§ 1037, 1038.
24 P.S. § 15-1518, PA ST 24 P.S. § 15-1518
Current through 2021 Regular Session Act 90. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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