Adult Education [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-63-4

§ 16-63-4. Rights of adults.

The applicable provisions of the laws of the state or local governments, and of any regulations or policies arising from these, shall be construed to include adults and young persons as the recipients and beneficiaries of education; adults shall not be subject to compulsory attendance pursuant to chapter 19 of this title. Provided, nothing in this chapter shall be construed as a mandate to any city or town to provide any compulsory educational program nor shall requirements contained in this chapter supplant requirements for the education of individuals with disabilities between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-one (21) years pursuant to §§ 16-24-1 and 16-24-2.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 416, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 37; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 37.)