2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-1733. Entitlement to free education and dormitory housing – Criteria and procedures.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-1733 (2018)

A. Residents of this state for whom deafness or hardness of hearing 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 an education in the Oklahoma School for the Deaf without 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.

R.L. 1910, § 6988. Amended by Laws 1976, c. 40, § 1, emerg. eff. April 5, 1976; Laws 2001, c. 329, § 8, emerg. eff. June 1, 2001.

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