CHAPTER 323

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 587

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE AS IT RELATES TO THE BASIC SKILLS UNIT.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 17, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking Section 1716(a) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new section 1716(a) to read as follows:

(a) 'Basic Skills Unit' is defined for funding purposes as 1 funding

unit for each 530 enrollees in a school district, grades K through 12. Districts shall qualify for partial funding for a Basic Skills Unit for a fractional part of 530 pupils enrolled in grades K through 12."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 17, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking Section 1716 (b) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 1716 (b) to read as follows:

(b) Basic Skills shall include reading, communication skills, mathematics, science and social studies further defined according to rules and regulations of the State Board of Education."

Approved July 2, 1984.