Discipline Act mandates that all information related to any complaint, any
complainant, or any proceeding related to discipline remain confidential until
or unless public discipline is imposed. Breaches of confidentiality can
result in a conviction for a misdemeanor of the third degree.
provisions do not apply to proceedings based on indictments or convictions for
crimes involving moral turpitude or crimes listed in section 111(e) of the
Public School code of 1949. Proceedings
involving reciprocal discipline are also not confidential.
School ENTITIES are
not, however, prohibited from disclosing information known prior to the
DISCIPLINARY proceeding, developed in the course of their own investigations or
information previously made public as a RESULT of a local employment
disciplinary or dismissal proceeding.