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§ 5-502. Additional schools and departments

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 V. Duties and Powers of Boards of School Directors (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 5-502
§ 5-502. Additional schools and departments
In addition to the elementary public schools, the board of school directors in any school district may establish, equip, furnish, and maintain the following additional schools or departments for the education and recreation of persons residing in said district, and for the proper operation of its schools, namely:--
High schools,
Trade schools,
Career and technical schools,
Agricultural schools,
Evening schools,
Schools for physically and mentally handicapped,
Truant schools,
Parental schools,
Schools for adults,
Public lectures,
Such other schools or educational departments as the directors, in their wisdom, may see proper to establish.
Said additional schools or departments, when established, shall be an integral part of the public school system in such school district and shall be so administered.
No pupil shall be refused admission to the courses in these additional schools or departments, by reason of the fact that his elementary or academic education is being or has been received in a school other than a public school.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. V, § 502. Amended 1949, May 9, P.L. 939, § 2; 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 7, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].
24 P.S. § 5-502, PA ST 24 P.S. § 5-502
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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