AN ACT to Amend Chapter 72 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, by repealing 2328, Section 2, and by substituting in lieu thereof a new section.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (three-fourths of all members elected to each house concurring therein):
Section 1. That Chapter 72 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be, and the same is hereby amended by repealing 2328, Section 2 thereof, and by substituting in lieu thereof the following section, to be styled "2328. Section 2."
2328. Sec. 2. Objects of College: - The leading object of said College shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanical arts, and such other subjects as will best promote the liberal and practical education of the youth of all classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
A college for the instruction and education of women, affiliated with Delaware College, shall be established and maintained by The Trustees of Delaware College.
The Board of Trustees may organize a department of education which shall be a part of the public school system of the State, and which shall have for its object the education of teachers for the public schools of this State. The courses of study for this department shall be arranged by the Trustees of Delaware College in cooperation with the State Board of Education, and they shall also conjointly adjust the courses of study of the high schools of this State, in so far as they are related to the terms of admission to Delaware College.
The Trustees of Delaware College shall establish and maintain at Delaware College, for a period of not less than five weeks during the summer of each and every year, a school for teachers, in which shall be given courses in pedagogy and such other subjects as will give increased efficiency to those who are now teaching or wish to prepare to teach in the free public schools of this State; said courses shall include such instruction in agriculture as will enable such persons to teach said subject in the free public schools of this State. The courses given in said school shall be arranged by The Trustees of Delaware College conjointly with the State Board of Education. All persons who are now teaching, or who will give satisfactory assurance to the Director of said School that they intend to teach in the free public schools of this State, shall be admitted into said school, the tuition in which shall be free. The sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars is appropriated annually out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the maintenance of said school. Said sum shall be paid by the State Treasurer to the Treasurer of The Trustees of Delaware College, on the First day of July in each and every year, and shall be used exclusively for the purposes of this paragraph.
13 Del. Laws, Ch. 513, paragraph 2; 27 Del. Laws, Ch. 117, paragraphs 1, 2 & 7; 27 Del. Laws, Ch. 122.
Approved March 15, A. D. 1915.