§ 4.82. Exceptions.
(a) The Secretary may grant exceptions to specific provisions of this chapter when it is necessary to adapt them to the curriculum needs of individual school entities or to facilitate transition to the revised provisions of this chapter. Specific exception may be made for school entities that develop or implement academic standards that are comparable to or exceed those found in § 4.12 (relating to academic standards). Exceptions may be granted under the following conditions:
(1) The request for an exception must be in writing and include relevant information supporting the need for the exception.
(2) The exception will be valid for a limited term not to exceed 2 years.
(3) The request shall be made prior to initiating the action requiring approval and shall have the prior approval of the board of school directors.
(b) The Secretary will report annually to the Board on the nature and status of requests for exceptions under this section.
The provisions of this § 4.82 amended under the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. 26-2603-B).
The provisions of this § 4.82 amended February 15, 2008, effective February 16, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 872. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (286559) to (286560).
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