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Key Provision of Distressed School Law Struck as Unconstitutional Delegation of Legislative Power

A section of the Public School Code authorizing Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission to suspend provisions of the Charter School Law violates the non-delegation rule, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in West Phila. Achievement Charter Elem. Sch. v. Sch. Dist. of Phila.

Charter School can Appeal School District’s Inaction on Request to Amend its Charter

A school district’s failure to act on a charter school’s request to amend its charter constitutes a denial of the amendment and is appealable to the Charter School Appeal Board, the Commonwealth Court held in Discovery Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:30+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Categories: School Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Charter School can Appeal School District’s Inaction on Request to Amend its Charter