Act 66 of 2021 Student Grade Level Retainment Notification Form
On June 30th Act 66 of 2021 was signed into law that allows parents and students new options concerning the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.
Parents of students with disabilities who attained age 21 during the 2020-2021 school year, or who will attain age 21 during this summer, can elect an additional year of education during 2021-2022. Parents of all students, and students themselves if they are 18, can elect retention during the 2021-2022 school year at the grade level they were in during the 2020-2021 school year.
Individuals who wish to take advantage of this election must download, complete, and submit the Act 66 of 2021 Student Grade Level Retainment Notification Form by 3:00 PM on Thursday, July 15, 2021 EITHER digitally via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in-person at the Lehighton Area District Central Office Building (1000 Union Street, Lehighton, PA). Please note the July 15, 2021 deadline was set by the Pennsylvania General Assembly.