§ 114.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Act—The Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  1-101—27-2702).

   Department—The Department of Education of the Commonwealth.

   Nonpublic school—Any school, other than a public school, within this Commonwealth, wherein a resident of this Commonwealth may legally fulfill the compulsory school attendance requirements of the act, and which meets the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § §  2000d—2000d-4).

   Secretary—The Secretary of Education of the Commonwealth, or his designee.

   Textbooks—Books, workbooks, including reusable and nonreusable workbooks, and manuals, whether bound or in looseleaf form, intended for use as a principal source of study material for a given class or group of students, a copy of which is expected to be available for the individual use of each pupil in such class or group. Such textbooks shall be textbooks which are acceptable for use in any public, elementary, or secondary school of the Commonwealth.

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.