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§ 15-1502-J. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: September 26, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XV-J. Keystone Telepresence Education Grant Program
Effective: September 26, 2019
24 P.S. § 15-1502-J
§ 15-1502-J. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this article shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Department.” The Department of Education of the Commonwealth.
“Grant.” A Keystone Telepresence Education Grant authorized and awarded by the department under the program to intermediate units in this Commonwealth.
“Homebound student.” A student in this Commonwealth who:
(1) is unable to attend school for an extended period as the result of a serious medical condition, including injuries from an accident, recovery from a medical procedure, serious illness or chronic illness; and
(2) satisfies the conditions for receipt of homebound instruction under 22 Pa. Code § 11.25 (relating to temporary excusals due to illness or other urgent reasons).
“Nonpublic school.” A nonprofit school, other than a public school within this Commonwealth, where a resident of this Commonwealth may legally fulfill the compulsory school attendance requirements of this act and which meets the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Public Law 88-352, 78 Stat. 241).1
“Program.” The Keystone Telepresence Education Grant Program established under section 1503-J(a).2
“Public school.” A school district, charter school, regional charter school or career and technical school.
“Secretary.” The Secretary of Education of the Commonwealth.
“Telepresence equipment.” Available technology that enables homebound students to participate in daily educational activities with the students' classmates and teachers, in real-time, from a remote location. The technology shall include audio and video capabilities that enable homebound students to communicate with classmates and teachers.
“Telepresence equipment manufacturer.” An entity that manufactures telepresence equipment for the use of, among other things, educating homebound students and provides technical support and training for the equipment.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XV-J, § 1502-J, added 2019, June 28, P.L. 146, No. 18, § 20, effective in 90 days [Sept. 26, 2019].


See 42 U.S.C.A. § 2000c et seq.
24 P.S. § 15-1503-J.
24 P.S. § 15-1502-J, PA ST 24 P.S. § 15-1502-J
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 1. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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