2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-1724. Entitlement to free education and dormitory housing – Criteria and procedures.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-1724 (2018)

A. Residents of this state for whom blindness or visual impairment is the primary impediment to success in the common schools of the state, and who are of suitable age and physical and mental capacity, shall be entitled to admission to the Oklahoma School for the Blind and shall receive an education free of charge.

B. Students admitted to the school who are of suitable emotional capacity and who are not a threat to themselves or others shall be entitled to reside at the school free of charge to the extent that dormitory housing is available.

C. The Department of Rehabilitation Services shall establish the criteria and procedures for admission to the school.

Added by Laws 1913, c. 37, p. 73, § 4. Amended by Laws 2001, c. 329, § 6, emerg. eff. June 1, 2001.

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