§ 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 student’s parent or guardian prior to the tour or trip submits to the school district a written request for the excusal.

   (2)  The student’s 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.

Authority

   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).

Source

   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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