CHAPTER 165

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO HIGH SCHOOLS.

WHEREAS, Agriculture is a major industry in Sussex County and vital to its economy; and

WHEREAS, The entire agricultural complex employs thousands of people in Sussex County of whom a substantial number need education of a specialized nature; and

WHEREAS, A large number of schools either do not offer an agricultural program at all or one that does not meet today's requirements ; and

WHEREAS, A large number of school administrators have requested that a broad agricultural curriculum be given at the Sussex County Vocational-Technical Center; and

WHEREAS, The Board of School Trustees of the Sussex County Vocational-Technical Center has indicated a desire to add a broad agriculture program to their present curriculum; and

WHEREAS, The Sussex Voc-Tech Center is ideally situated next to the University of Delaware Substation which could be of tremendous help in augmenting a well-rounded program;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. Chapter 25, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new section to read as follows:

§ 2508. Specific curricula for Sussex County Vocational-Technical Center

The State Board of Education shall provide and supervise a broad program of agricultural courses at the Sussex County Vocational-Technical Center.

Section 2. The program provided for in Section 1 of this Act shall be established not later than September, 1966.