CHAPTER 247

TEACHING CONSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT IN SCHOOLS

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "EDUCATION" IN RESPECT TO TEACHING CONSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT IN SCHOOLS.

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

Section 1. § 4104, Title 14, Delaware Code 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.

(a) 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. The extent and content of such courses below the college level shall be determined by the State Board of Education. In institutions of higher learning the trustees or other governing body of such institutions shall determine the extent and content of such courses.

Approved June 8, 1955.