§ 11.26. Nonschool district sponsored educational tours and trips.
(a) A school district may excuse a student from school attendance to participate in a non-school district sponsored educational tour or trip, if the following conditions are met:
(1) The students parent or guardian prior to the tour or trip submits to the school district a written request for the excusal.
(2) The students participation on the tour or trip has been approved by the district superintendent or a designee.
(3) There is an adult who is directing and supervising the student during the tour or trip who is acceptable to both the parents or guardian and the district superintendent.
(b) A school district may limit the number and duration of tours or trips for which excused absences may be granted to a student during the school term.
The provisions of this § 11.26 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 § 11.26 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 (252442).
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