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22 Pa. Code § 11.16. Early admission of beginners.

§ 11.16. Early admission of beginners.

 The board of school directors of a school district may, upon parental request and when recommended by a public school psychologist and approved by the district superintendent of schools, admit as a beginner a child with a chronological age of 5 years and who has demonstrated readiness for entry as of the first day of the district’s school term. A board of school directors is not required to admit a child as a beginner whose chronological age is less than the district’s established admission age for beginners.


   The provisions of this §  11.16 amended under section 1317(a) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  367(a)); and sections 1327, 1330, 1372, 1511 and 2603-B of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  13-1327, 13-1330, 13-1372, 15-1511 and 26-2603-B).


   The provisions of this §  11.16 amended December 19, 1986, effective December 20, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 4874; amended October 22, 2004, effective October 23, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 5798. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (279551).

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