SPONSOR:

Rep. Bennett & Rep. Hudson & Sen. Henry & Sen. Pettyjohn

Reps. Briggs King, Collins, Keeley, Mitchell, Outten, D. Short, K. Williams, Wilson; Sens. Bonini, Hocker, Lawson, Richardson, Walsh

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

149th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 70

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 41, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows

§ 4138 Cursive writing.

  (a) Beginning in the 201 8 -201 9 school year, every public elementary school shall teach cursive writing by the end of grade four (4) as a component of English language arts.

(b) Each board of education shall see that the requirements of subsection (a) of this section are complied with in the elementary schools under their respective jurisdictions.