CHAPTER 198

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTERS 17 AND 31, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO EDUCATION.

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

Section 1. § 1703, Chapter 17, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the clause "classes for the socially and emotionally maladjusted, 1 unit for 15 children" and inserting in lieu thereof a new clause to read as follows: "classes for the socially or emotionally maladjusted, 1 unit for 10 children."

Section 2. § 3101, Chapter 31, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the fifth paragraph beginning with "Maladjusted children" and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph to read as follows :

"Socially or emotionally maladjusted children" means those children whose behavioral disorders are such that it is impossible for them to be educated profitably and efficiently through a regular classroom program, and who may, upon recommendation of the chief administrative officer of a school district, or of a state institution (if committed to its care or under direction) be assigned to such classes in accordance with policies set forth by the State Department of Public Instruction for their establishment and operation.

Section 3. This act shall become effective July 1, 1965.

Approved December 9, 1965.