Section 242.1 of the Public School Code
In In Re Establishment of Independent School District Consisting of the Borough of Wheatland, 846 A.2d 771, 773 n.2 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2004), appeal denied, 582 Pa. 689, 870 A.2d 324 (2005), this court noted:
Under Section 242.1 of the Public School Code, the trial court has the limited role of determining whether there has been procedural compliance with the statutory provisions; it has no authority to inquire into or determine the merits of the petition requesting the transfer, and it does not inquire into the reasons assigned by the petitioners.
That role is exclusively within the province of the designated educational authorities.