CHAPTER 480

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1703 AND 1706, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO UNITS OF PUPILS.

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

Section 1. Section 1703, Title 14, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following paragraph:

Pupils who are enrolled in a summer vocational or occupational education program which has been approved annually by the State Board of Education, and which is conducted by any public school district beyond and in addition to the school year as defined in Section 1023, Title 14, Delaware Code, may be counted in a unit of pupils, grades seven to twelve, inclusive at the rate of 450 pupil periods per week or major fraction thereof after the first full unit. A pupil period shall be defined as one pupil enrolled in an occupational-vocational class for a minimum of forty-five (45) minutes. Teachers for the number of units so authorized shall be entitled to payment at the rate of number of days employed multiplied by 1/185 of their entitlement for a full school year. Any occupational-vocational teacher in a vocational-technical school district may be employed an additional fifteen (15) days for participation in program development as approved by the State Board of Education and paid at the rate of 1/185 of his annual salary. Teachers employed in summer vocational-occupational programs or in program development as indicated in this paragraph shall not be employed in excess of 2/10 the number of clays authorized for the regular school year in any fiscal year.

Section 2. The effective date of this Act for vocational-technical school districts shall be July 1, 1970, and for all other school districts July 1, 1971.

Approved June 1, 1970.