GENERAL PROVISIONS AND SUPERVISION
§ 711.1. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
ActThe Charter School Law (24 P.S. § § 17-1701-A17-1723-A).
Charter schoolAn independent public school established and operated under a charter from the local board of school directors and in which students are enrolled or attend. A charter school shall be organized as a public, nonprofit corporation. Charters may not be granted to any for-profit entity.
Child with a disabilityAs defined in 34 CFR 300.8 (relating to child with a disability).
Cyber charter schoolAs defined in section 1703-A of the act (24 P.S. § 17-1703-A).
DepartmentThe Department of Education of the Commonwealth.
ESYExtended school year.
FAPEFree appropriate public education.
IDEAIndividuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C.A. § § 14001419).
IEPIndividualized education program.
Regional charter schoolAs defined in section 1703-A of the act.
SEAState education agencyThe Department of Education of the Commonwealth.
School entityA school district, intermediate unit, joint school or area vocational technical school.
SecretaryThe Secretary of the Department.
Section 504Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C.A. § 794).
The provisions of this § 711.1 amended under sections 1732-A(c)(2) and 1749-A(b)(8) of the Charter School Law (24 P.S. 17-1732-A(c)(2) and 17-1749-A(b)(8).
The provisions of this § 711.1 amended June 27, 2008, effective July 1, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 3593. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (279620).
This section cited in 22 Pa. Code § 10.2 (relating to definitions).
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