In its 2012 session, the General Assembly passed a number of laws affecting boards of education and school districts. The following is a general summary of legislation passed. Application of a specific law to a particular set of facts or to a particular situation may require more detailed analysis of the law’s provisions. In addition to the summaries below, boards of education should refer to the Employment Legislation Summary for additional legislative changes applicable to all employers. These new statutes are available online through the General Assembly website at We will be happy to send you copies of any of these new Public Acts upon request.