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§ 16-1614. Participation by students with disabilities in high school graduation ceremonies

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

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
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 16-1614
§ 16-1614. Participation by students with disabilities in high school graduation ceremonies
(a) For the 2005-2006 school year and each school year thereafter, a board of school directors of a school district, an area career and technical school or a charter school shall allow a student with a disability, whose individualized education program as established pursuant to 22 Pa. Code § 14.131 (relating to IEP) prescribes continued special education programs beyond the fourth year of high school, to participate in commencement ceremonies with the student's graduating class and receive a certificate of attendance, provided that the student has attended four years of high school regardless of whether the student has completed the individualized education program.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude a student with a disability from receiving a high school diploma when the student satisfactorily completes an individualized education program as required under 22 Pa. Code § 14.131.

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1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XVI, § 1614, added 2006, May 1, P.L. 107, No. 31, § 1, imd. effective. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 35, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].
24 P.S. § 16-1614, PA ST 24 P.S. § 16-1614
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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