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22 Pa. Code § 4.41. Scheduling.

SCHEDULING AND LEARNING OPTIONS


§ 4.41. Scheduling.

 (a)  Kindergarten programs shall provide each kindergarten student with at least 2 1/2 hours of instruction each day for the full school term unless the school district, including charter schools, obtains prior Department approval for an alternative kindergarten program.

 (b)  A school district, including charter schools, shall obtain approval of the Department prior to scheduling 1/2-day sessions other than in kindergarten under subsection (a). A school district is not required to obtain approval of the Department prior to scheduling 1/2 day sessions for prekindergarten under subsection (e).

 (c)  A school district shall obtain approval of the Department prior to establishing a new school or changing school organization.

 (d)  Planned instruction offered in summer school may be designed as credit or noncredit offerings.

 (e)  School districts with prekindergarten programs shall provide prekindergarten students with at least 2 1/2 hours of instruction each day for the full school term unless the school district obtains prior Department approval for an alternative prekindergarten program.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  4.41 amended under section 2603-B of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. §  26-2603-B).

Source

   The provisions of this §  4.41 amended December 15, 2006, effective December 16, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 7542. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (252336) to (252337).



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