A school police officer who exercises law enforcement powers cannot possess a private detective license, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in In re Clader.
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.
School District must Provide Transportation to Pupil with Two Residences due to Shared Custody Arrangement
Where a child has two residences within a school district due to a shared custody arrangement, the district must provide transportation to both residences, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in Watts v. Manheim Twp. Sch. Dist.
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.
Prompt Pay Act Provides Exclusive Remedy to Construction Contractor Seeking Penalties and Attorney Fees against School District
A contractor seeking penalties and attorney fees against a government agency that has breached a construction contract must proceed under the Prompt Pay Act, the Commonwealth Court held in East Coast Paving & Sealcoating, Inc. v. North Allegheny School District.