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22 Pa. Code § 349.5. Building space allocation.

§ 349.5. Building space allocation.

 (a)  Elementary schools. The amount of space included in the schedule of space allocations for an elementary school shall approximate 58 square feet for each student in approved full-time equivalent project enrollment.

 (b)  Secondary schools. The amount of space included in the schedule of space allocations for a secondary school shall approximate 78 square feet for each student in approved full-time equivalent project enrollment.

 (c)  Exceptions. Any departure of 10% or more from the established expectancy levels for the scheduled area of a project shall require justification and approval from the Department.

 (d)  Adjustments to approved project enrollment. The Department will make proportionate deduction adjustments in approved enrollment for any departure from expectancy levels for scheduled space which does not receive its approval.

 (e)  Special Education space. Space allocated for Special Education purposes may be converted to other uses after approval for such conversion has been granted by the Secretary of Education.

 (f)  Vocational-technical space. The amount of space required for voca- tional-technical shop facilities shall be determined in conjunction with program approval by the Bureau of Vocational, Technical and Continuing Education. Prior to their opening and occupancy, new or additional vocational-technical facilities and equipment shall be inspected by the Department. Their readiness for occupancy and their eligibility for State and Federal vocational education program reimbursement shall be determined following the inspection.



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