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AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1703, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION FOR PUPILS FOURTEEN. YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

WHEREAS, a number of boys and girls in our schools would benefit from vocational-technical type education at an earlier grade level and age than is now sometimes possible; and

WHEREAS, Section 1703, Title 14, Delaware Code, currently restricts the enrollment in vocational-technical programs to children in grades ten to twelve;

NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. Section 1703, Title 14, Delaware Code, is hereby amended on the third line of the last paragraph of said section by striking the words : "pupils enrolled in grades ten to twelve", and inserting in lieu thereof the following words : "pupils who are fourteen years of age or older, without regard to grade level placement, and who are enrolled".

Approved May 24, 1968.