TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-25.1
Braille Instruction for Blind Students [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-25.1-4


§ 16-25.1-4 Teacher certification.

The board of regents for elementary and secondary education shall require teachers seeking certification to teach students who are blind or visually impaired to demonstrate competency in reading and writing Braille. The board shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of the general statutes, to establish standards for assessing competency that are consistent with the standards adopted by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1993, ch. 389, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 29; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 29.)