Subsidence – Abandoned Mines In Pennsylvania

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Problems and Solutions Pennsylvania coal has been mined since the 1800’s[1]. Before 1977[2] under-regulated mining left open pits, coal refuse, spoil piles, acid mine drainage, open shafts, erosion, clogged streams,…
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Act 114 of 2006 Amended School Code as Follows…

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Act 114 of 2006 provided for the distribution of basic and special education subsidies for schools under the 2006-2007 state budget.  Act 114 also includes amendments to the School Code…
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PDE Issues New Truancy Guidelines

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The Commonwealth’s Department of Education recently issued a Basic Education Circular (BEC) on the topic of compulsory attendance and truancy elimination plans.  The new guidance comes at a time when…
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Additional Areas Impacted by New 2006 Idea Part B Regs

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The 2006 IDEA Part B regulations, which took effect on October 13, 2006, impact numerous areas of the regulations.  Two of these areas, resolution sessions and IEP meetings, are addressed…
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Competitive Bidding in the Electronic Age

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In a step to move the bidding system into the electronic age, Act 88 of 2006, known as the Local Government Unit Electronic Bidding Act, was passed and took effect…
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Cyberspeech and Student Discipline

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Imagine that you discover that a student in your district maintains a blog, and on that site says things about staff members or other students which are hurtful or offensive. …
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Newsletters 2006

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Register to receive Maiello Brungo & Maiello newsletters. Construction Summer 2006 Featured Article No More Mechanic’s Law Waivers in Pennsylvania (Sort Of) Education Fall 2006 Featured Articles Student Code of…
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Premises Liability for Third Party Crime

Owners and managers of commercial property (including leased residential properties) can be held liable under civil negligence claims for harm to persons caused by third party crime.  For example, the…
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