CHAPTER 105

RELATING TO EDUCATION

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, RELATING TO "EDUCATION" BY MODIFYING THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF UNITS OF PUPILS IN CERTAIN CASES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 1703 of Title 14, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended by adding at the end of § 1703 the following additional paragraph:

"In the cases of exceptional children the following conditions for the calculation of the number of units shall prevail: classes for mentally handicapped, 1 unit for 15 children; classes for the socially and emotionally maladjusted, 1 unit for 15 children; classes for the partially sighted, 1 unit for 10 children; classes for orthopedically handicapped, 1 unit for 10 children; classes for the partially deaf or hard of hearing, 1 unit for 8 children. The number of children mentioned in this paragraph shall not be counted in any other calculation of units."

Approved June 4, 1953.