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Regular Session 2007-2008
House Bill 842

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, further providing for background checks of prospective employees and conviction of employees for certain offenses, in school finances, for annual budget, in district and assistant superintendents, for eligibility, in professional employees, for qualifications and for transferred programs and classes, in certification of teachers, for program of continuing professional education; providing for continuing professional education for school or system leaders and for Pennsylvania school leadership standards; in pupils and attendance, further providing for school lunch and breakfast reimbursement; further providing for duties of Department of Education relating to school health services and for educational assistance program; in early learning programs, further providing for Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program; establishing the Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts Program; providing for distressed school districts and student attendance in other districts; in opportunities for educational excellence, for responsibilities of department and State Board of Education; in education empowerment provisions, providing for superintendent power to recommend dismissal; further providing for education empowerment districts and for boards of control for certain school districts; in community education councils, further providing for State funding; establishing the Pennsylvania Technical College Program; in educational improvement tax credit provisions, further providing for limitations; providing for funding for public libraries; in reimbursement by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for small district assistance; providing for basic education funding for 2006-2007 school year; further providing for payments on account of limited English proficiency programs, for payments to intermediate units, and for special education payments to school districts; providing for budget stabilization plan progress report; and further providing for payments on account of pupil transportation, for Commonwealth reimbursements for charter schools and cyber charter schools and for Pennsylvania accountability grants.
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Last Action:
Act No. 45 of 2007, July 20, 2007
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