STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Petition of the Springfield School District to Withdraw as a Member of the Local Sponsor of Delaware County Community College
[53 Pa.B. 6376]
[Saturday, October 7, 2023]
Notice of Application and Opportunity for Hearing
On July 26, 2023, the State Board of Education (Board) received a petition from the Springfield School District (Springfield) seeking to withdraw as a member of the local sponsor of the Delaware County Community College. Under 22 Pa. Code § 1.5 (relating to applicability of general rules before the Board), the application for transfer will be considered by the Board in accordance with 1 Pa. Code Part II (relating to General Rules of Administrative Practice and Procedure).
At its public meeting on September 13, 2023, the Board adopted a motion establishing that it will designate a presiding officer under the provisions of 1 Pa. Code § 35.185 (relating to designation of presiding officers) and 1 Pa. Code § 35.187 (relating to authority delegated to presiding officers), to hold such hearings and resolve such procedural motions as may be necessary to develop and submit to the Board a proposed report under 1 Pa. Code § 35.202 (relating to proceedings in which proposed reports are prepared) to rule on Springfield's petition.
Unless a written petition to intervene, notice of intervention or protest, along with a written request for public hearing, is received by the Board no later than 4 p.m. on November 8, 2023, the Board may determine the application for transfer without hearing. Filings must be received by the deadline at the State Board of Education, 333 Market Street, 1st Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.
A copy of the petition filed by Springfield is available from the office of the Board and can be viewed at https://www.stateboard.education.pa.gov/Documents/Current%20 Initiatives/Applications%20and%20Petitions/Petition%20 to%20Withdraw%20-%20Springfield%20SD.pdf.
The Board may be reached at (717) 787-3787.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 23-1395. Filed for public inspection October 6, 2023, 9:00 a.m.]
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