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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 023 : COURSES OF STUDY

Subchapter 001 : PUBLIC SCHOOLS GENERALLY

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 911)
  • § 911. American Sign Language; foreign language credit

    (a) American Sign Language is a visual-gestural system of communication used by many in the Deaf community living in the United States and Canada. It is a complete and complex language that has its own syntax, rhetoric, and grammar that is used to convey information and meaning through signs made with the hands, arms, facial markers, and other body movements.

    (b) Any public or independent school may offer American Sign Language for foreign language credit. (Added 2001, No. 16, § 2.)