2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 17 — Education
RS 17:262 — Flag of the united states; required instruction


LA Rev Stat § 17:262 What's This?

§262. Flag of the United States; required instruction

A. Not later than the 2000-2001 school year, a program of instruction on the flag of the United States of America shall be provided to students by the fifth grade as part of the social studies curriculum in the public elementary schools of this state. Such instruction, at a minimum, shall include the history of the American flag, etiquette, customs pertaining to the display and use of the flag, and such other patriotic exercises as provided by and in accordance with the provisions of 36 U.S.C. 170 et seq. on patriotic customs.

B. The State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education shall adopt rules and regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to insure the proper implementation of this Section.

Acts 1999, No. 672, §1.

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