CHAPTER 192

AN ACT TO AMEND DELAWARE CODE, TITLE 14, CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER II, SECTION 122, BY ADDING A PROVISION RELATIVE TO SUMMER DRIVER EDUCATION, AND PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

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

Section 1. Delaware Code, Title 14, Chapter I, Subchapter II, Section 122, is hereby amended by adding to the subsection (b) a new subparagraph "(19)", as follows:

(19) Providing for instruction in Driver Education during the summer months beyond the period usually designated as the school term. Rules and regulations shall provide for a comprehensive program including at least that:

(a) The program presented is in cooperation with the State Highway Department and the Delaware Safety Council and shall use dual controlled vehicles and follow procedures provided in Section 2708 (c), Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code.

(b) The program will be available to any pupil who is a resident of the school district in which the program is offered or in which the program is offered in cooperation with other school districts, who has been enrolled in or is eligible for enrollment in the tenth grade or who is enrolled in grades eleven or twelve.

(c) Teachers shall be assigned on a ratio of 140 qualified pupils, or one-fifth of a teacher assignment may be made for each 28 qualified pupils, except as said ratio shall be modified by other sections of this Title enacted after July 1, 1967.

(d) Instruction is available to qualified pupils without charge to said pupils.

(e) Teachers shall be regularly certified to teach Driver Education.

(f) Salaries paid to teachers assigned to the program shall be paid in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 13 of this Title.

Approved December 28, 1967.