2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-11-103.8. Teaching of ebonics as credit course prohibited.

Ebonics shall not be recognized as a language art and shall not be taught as a course or class in the public schools of the state for which a student receives credit or which is counted towards fulfilling graduation requirements. For purposes of this section, "Ebonics" means an Africanized form of English reflecting Black Americans' linguistic-cultural ties to their African heritage. Ebonics may also be known as Black English or Black dialect.

Added by Laws 1997, c. 86, § 1, emerg. eff. April 11, 1997.

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