CHAPTER 15

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 56

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SCHOOL CALENDARS.

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

Section 1. Amend §1049(1), Title 14, Delaware Code by deleting "12" in the second sentence of such subsection, and substituting "11"; and adding the following after the second sentence of subsection (1) after the word "students" and before the word "In":

"There shall be at least 172 days of regular school attendance for seniors, with the remaining eight days of pupil attendance for seniors used for end-of-school activities including examinations, graduation practices or exercises, and other activities designated by the school district. Graduation exercises shall be held no sooner than the end of the 175th school day."

Section 2. Amend Title 14, §1049 of the Delaware Code by deleting the phrase "at least 180 days" as it appears and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "not to exceed 180 days, except as provided under §2802 of this Title,".

Approved April 7, 1997