Published Online: October 18, 2011
Published in Print: October 19, 2011, as Pa. Tightens Criminal-History Rules

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Pa. Tightens Criminal-History Rules

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A new Pennsylvania state law that overhauls criminal-history-disclosure rules for all public and private school employees also imposes a lifetime ban on working in a school for people who commit serious crimes. Current school employees must now report any arrests or convictions of serious crimes in their past by Dec. 27 and report any future arrest or conviction within three days.

Vol. 31, Issue 08, Page 5

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