CHAPTER 113

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, BY MAKING CERTAIN CORRECTIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EDUCATIONAL ADVANCEMENT ACT.

WHEREAS, House Bill Number 438 of the 124th General Assembly as amended by House Amendment Number 2, appearing as Chapter 292, Volume 56, Laws of Delaware, provides for the reorganization of school districts and school boards; and

WHEREAS, Section 36 of said bill provides that "Any reference in the Delaware Code or in any other law of this State on and after July 1, 1969 to 'School District' or 'Special School District' which is not specifically referred to in this Act shall be construed to mean 'reorganized school district,' and

WHEREAS, Section 37 of said bill provides that "Any reference in the Delaware Code or in any other law of this State, on and after July 1, 1969, to 'Boards of School Trustees' or 'the Board of Education of a Special School District' which is not specifically referred to in this Act shall be construed to mean 'school board of reorganized school districts' or 'the school board of a reorganized school district', as the case may be:"

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section (1) Where the words "School District(s)" or "Special School Districts (s)" appear in the Delaware Code or in any other law of this State, such words shall be stricken and inserted in lieu thereof the words "reorganized school district (s)."

Where the words "Board (s) of School Trustees" or "the Board (s) of Education of a Special School District" appear in the Delaware Code or in any other law of this State, such words shall be stricken and inserted in lieu thereof the words "school boards of reorganized school districts" or "the school board of a reorganized district," as the case may be.

The following chart is to be used for amending the Delaware Code or any other law of this State by deleting and inserting words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in compliance with this Act.

TITLE 14

Education

Section

Paragraph

Delete

Insert

109

 

School District or Special School District

Reorganized school district

121

(1)

In its entirety

(1) The consultation with, and the advising and cooperation with the boards of education of reorganized school districts, superintendents of schools of reorganized school districts, and other officers, principals, teachers and interested citizens in matters relating to education and to the conduct of schools;

121

(6)

Special School Districts,

Boards of School Trustees

(first sentence)

Reorganized school district

121

(6)

Special School Districts,

Boards of School Trustees

(Last sentence)

Reorganized school district

121

(11)

Special School District

Reorganized school district

122(b)

(3)

And particularly establishing the standards for two teacher schools and three teacher schools in the rural districts;

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122

(6)

Special School Districts

Reorganized school district

122

(10)

In its entirety

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122

(11)

(19)

Delete following figures only (11), (12), (13), (14), (16), (16), (17), (18), (19)

insert the following figures

(10), (11), (12), (13),

(14), (15), (16), (17),

(18) to replace figures (11)-

(19)

602

(a)

or Board of School Trustees (first sentence)

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602

(a)

or Board of School Trustees (last sentence)

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603

(c)

Special (wherever it appears)

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603

(e)

Special (wherever it appears)

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604

(a)

or the Board of School Trustees (last sentence)

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1201

1

Boards of Education of Special School Districts

 

1301

2

In its entirety

"District" means a reorganized school district, or the school district of the City of Wilmington.

1302

1

special school district

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1321

(e)

The first paragraph of (e)

The Board of Public Education in Wilmington and the boards of education of school districts may employ:

1323

(a)

Special School Districts

The word "the" before Board of Education for the City of Wilmington

1323

(b)

1 Board of Trustees or

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1401

2

1 Board of Trustees or

"Board" means a board of education of a reorganized school district, the Board of Education in Wilmington, and the State Board of Education;

1504

1

School Trustees of the School Districts and to the Boards of Education of the Special School Districts, and of the City of Wilmington (at end of section)

Education of the school districts and of the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Wilmington

1506

(a)

(a)

(a) The Budget Commission shall each year, as soon as possible after July first, audit the investments, the business and financial transactions, the records and accounts of the trustee of the school fund and all other accounts of the State Board of Education and the boards of education of the school districts.

1507

1

Special (first sentence)

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1708

(a)

the State Board of Education

for the support of one, two and three teacher schools,

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1708

(a)

delete wherever it appears under Section 1708(a):

State Board of Education for One, two and three teacher schools)

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1715

2

or Board of School Trustees

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1716

1

In its entirety

There shall be a revolving fund established under the State Board of Education to be used for the payment of architects' fees for actual work done when architects are asked to do advanced planning by school districts prior to the organization of a school construction program or presentation of a construction program to a session of the General Assembly when such prior planning is requested by a school district.

1716

3

or the Board of School Trustees

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1716

4

Board of School Trustees

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1901

2

In its entirety

"District" means a reorganized school district and the School District of the City of Wilmington

1901

3

In its entirety

"School board" means a board of education of a reorganized school district and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Wilmington

1909

1

And to the Board of Education of a Special School District if the election is held in a Special School District.

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1910

(a)

Or the Board of Education of any Special School District, if the election is held in any Special School District

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2001

2

In its entirety

"District" means a reorganized school district.

2001

2

In its entirety

"School board" means a board of education of a reorganized school district.

2101

2

In its entirety

"District" means a reorganized school district

2101

2

In its entirety

"School Board" means a board of education of a reorganized school district

2119

1

Special School District or the Board of School Trustees of any (first sentence)

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2119

1

Special School Districts or (last sentence)

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2301

2

In its entirety

"District" means a reorganized school district

2301

3

In its entirety

"School board" means a board of education of a reorganized school district.

2303(a)

5

or Board of School Trustees

(first sentence)

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2602

1

Trustees (appearing 3 times)

education (to replace Trustee 3 times)

2703

(a)

of Schools of a Special School District, or in the case

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2706

1

In its entirety

Subject to the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education, necessary and legal absences of pupils enrolled in the free public schools may be excused by the superintendent of schools or person authorized by him

2708

1

or in the case of School District, by the official designated by the State Board of Education

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2710

1

In its entirety

The fines provided for by Section 2709 of this Title shall, when collected, be paid over by the officers collecting the same to the treasurer of the board of education of a reorganized school district according to the residence of the person convicted, to be accounted for by such treasurer or by the State Board as other moneys raised for school purposes

2711

1

In its entirety

All truancy and incorrigibility shall be deemed evidence of delinquency, and in case no special school, as prescribed in Section 143 of this Title, has been established, the State Board of Education and the superintendents of school districts shall proceed against such truant or incorrigible pupil as a delinquent person, and if adjudged delinquent, the pupil may be committed to the Ferris School for Boys, or Woods Haven School for Girls, or Kruse School

2712

1

In its entirety

The State Treasurer shall pay to the authorities of the Woods Haven School for Girls on a claim submitted by the authorities in such school and countersigned by the superintendent of the school district concerned, the sum of fifty cents per day, from money not otherwise appropriated, for each day any pupil is confined in the institution

3505

1

Special (first sentence)

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4105

(a)

and every Board of School Trustees (first sentence)

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4112

(b)

Board of School Trustees and (first sentence)

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4113

1

In its entirety

Whoever disturbs a public school in session or willfully destroys any public school property shall be fined $20, to be collected as other fines, and paid to the board of education of the school district for the benefit of the respective district, or imprisoned not more than 30 days, or both

7121

(a)

In its entirety

"School district" means rerganized school districts in this State.

7121

(b)

In its entirety

"Board" means board of education

7147

1

Special (first line)

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7168

1

or Board of School Trustees (first sentence)

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7168

1

or Board of School Trustees (second sentence)

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7168

1

or chairman of the Board of School Trustees (fourth sentence)

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7168

1

or clerk (fourth sentence)

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7168

1

or Board of School Trustees (fourth sentence)

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Approved May 29, 1969.