CHAPTER 379

REQUIRING TEACHING OF DELAWARE GOVERNMENT IN STATE SCHOOLS

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 41, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, BY REQUIRING THE TEACHING OF GOVERNMENT OF DELAWARE IN THE SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE.

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

Section 1. § 4104, Title 14, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended to read as follows:

§ 4104. Teaching Constitution of the United States and Constitution and Government of Delaware

(a) In all public and private schools located within this State, there shall be given regular courses of instruction in the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and government of the State of Delaware.

(b) The instruction in the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and government of the State of Delaware shall begin not later than the opening of the eighth grade and shall continue in the high school courses and in courses in State colleges, universities and the educational departments of State and municipal institutions to an extent to be determined by the State Board of Education.

Approved July 15, 1953.