Interscholastic Athletic OpportunitiesDisclosure Form
Commonwealth of PA Law – Act 82 Article XVI-C
Duty to disclose – A school entity shall annually submit information to PDE regarding Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities and treatment for male and female secondary school students for the preceding school year.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) duties – PDE shall establish an Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form for the submission of the required information for the preceding school year by all school entities of secondary students. PDE will post this form on its website and shall provide technical assistance. PDE will post all submitted Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Forms on its website and will make hardcopies available as well. PDE will prepare an Annual Report by January 15 of each year for the General Assembly regarding Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities for treatment of each gender and any other information as PDE deems relevant.
Submission by school entities – School entities must submit an Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form by Oct. 15, 2013, and Oct. 15 of each year thereafter.
Public access – No later than Nov. 1 of each year, a school entity shall make available a hard copy of the completed Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form for public inspection during regular business hours, including on any publicly accessible website of the school entity. The completed Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form will constitute a public record subject to public inspection under the Right-To-Know Law.
Notice to students and other affected individuals – As soon as the Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form is submitted to PDE, each school entity shall provide notice of its availability for review to students, educational personnel, student athletes and parents by posting a notice on school bulletin boards, school newspaper, or any electronic mailing list or list serve and by any other means reasonably to provide such notice.
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