Sections
§ 8501 Definitions 14
§ 8502 Advisory committee on private business and trade schools 14
§ 8503 Necessity for certificate of approval; person eligible; nontransferability; display; approved list 14
§ 8504 Application for certificate; contents 14
§ 8505 Application commitments 14
§ 8506 Signing of application 14
§ 8507 Restriction of certificate to fields indicated in application; supplementary applications 14
§ 8508 Filing fees; renewal fees 14
§ 8509 Business or trade school agent permits; application; contents; fees; separate permits 14
§ 8510 Issuance of pocket cards upon approval of application; contents 14
§ 8511 Annual renewal of certificates 14
§ 8513 Rules and regulations 14
§ 8514 Prohibition against advertising school or soliciting students without Department authorization 14
§ 8515 Procedure for approval of applications and programs 14
§ 8516 Grounds for refusal to issue, renew or for revoking certificates or permits 14
§ 8517 Investigations by Department upon its own motion or upon verified complaint; opportunity for correction 14
§ 8518 Hearings 14
§ 8519 Power to subpoena and administer oaths 14
§ 8523 Forfeiture of bond 14
§ 8524 Appeal to Superior Court; certification of record 14
§ 8525 Unlawful acts of school employees not ground for revocation of certificate; exception 14
§ 8526 Penalty 14
§ 8527 Incorporated institution 14
§ 8528 Previously existing schools; temporary authorization 14
§ 8529 Certain schools exempt 14
§ 8530 Disposition of student records by postsecondary institutions 14

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 14 > Chapter 85

  • Agent: means a person employed by a school as defined herein, whether such school is located within or outside Delaware, to act as an agent, solicitor, broker or independent contractor to directly procure students or enrollees for such school by solicitation in any form made at any place in this State other than the office or place of business of the school. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 1002
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and "sworn" includes affirmed; and the forms shall be varied accordingly. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Reorganized school district: as used in this subchapter means a school district constituted and established under this chapter whether by reorganization, consolidation or division. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 1041
  • Roll call vote : A vote in which each legislator votes "yea" or "nay" as his or her name is called by the Clerk, so that the names of legislators voting on each side are recorded.
  • school: means an educational institution privately owned and operated for profit or nonprofit by an owner, partnership or corporation, offering business or trade and industrial courses for which tuition may or may not be charged, and which may include those courses usually associated with business training schools, trade schools, specialized skill training schools or institutes, and other related subjects of a similar character or subjects of general education when they contribute values to the objectives of the course of study. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 1002
  • School board: as used in this subchapter means the board of education of a school district which is constituted and established under this chapter whether by reorganization, consolidation or division. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 1041
  • School board member: as used in this subchapter means a person duly elected or appointed to a school board in accordance with the provisions for such election or appointment as provided elsewhere in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 1041
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Education. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 1002
  • State Board: consists of 9 members who are citizens of this State and appointed as follows:

    (1) The Governor shall appoint, with Senate confirmation, 7 voting members. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 104

  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.