2021 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
Title 17 - Education

SUBPART B. SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION

SUBPART B-1. TEACHER EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION COMMISSION

SUBPART C. GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART I-A. SPECIAL SCHOOLS

SUBPART A. SPECIAL SCHOOLS IN GENERAL

SUBPART B. SALARY BENEFITS FOR TEACHERS OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS

SUBPART C. TENURE FOR CERTIFIED TEACHERS IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS

SUBPART D. SABBATICAL LEAVE FOR TEACHERS IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS

SUBPART E. SICK LEAVE AND PERSONAL LEAVE FOR TEACHERS IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS

SUBPART F. MATERNITY AND ADOPTIVE LEAVE FOR TEACHERS IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS

SUBPART G. MILITARY LEAVE FOR TEACHERS IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS

PART II. PARISH SCHOOL BOARDS

SUBPART A. ESTABLISHMENT AND ORGANIZATION

SUBPART A-1. REAPPORTIONMENT AND REORGANIZATION

SUBPART B. POWERS AND DUTIES OF SCHOOL BOARDS AND PARISH SUPERINTENDENTS

NOTE: §98 eff. until July 1, 2021. See Acts 2018, 569.

SUBPART B-1. ASSIGNMENT, TRANSFER, AND CONTINUANCE OF PUPILS

SUBPART C. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

PART III. PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL CHILDREN

SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SUBPART A-1. HIGH SCHOOL CAREER OPTION

SUBPART A-2. AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION

SUBPART A-3. ARTICULATED AND RECIPROCAL TECHNICAL TRAINING FOR SHARED STUDENTS

SUBPART B. NUTRITION PROGRAMS

SUBPART B-1. LOUISIANA ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND LITTER REDUCTION ACT

SUBPART C. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

SUBPART C-1. THE EDUCATION/JUVENILE JUSTICE PARTNERSHIP ACT

SUBPART C-2. PARENTS AS TEACHERS PROGRAM

SUBPART D. REQUIRED COURSES OF STUDY

SUBPART D-1. PERMITTED COURSES OF STUDY

SUBPART D-2. BALANCED TREATMENT FOR CREATION-SCIENCE AND EVOLUTION-SCIENCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL INSTRUCTION

NOTE: This provision of law was included in the Unconstitutional Statutes Biennial Report to the Legislature, dated March 14, 2016.

SUBPART E. PART-TIME SCHOOLS

SUBPART F. CHANGE OF USE OR CLASSIFICATION OF SCHOOLS

SUBPART G-1. HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DATA BASE

SUBPART G-2. OPERATION OF SEPARATE SCHOOLS FOR WHITE AND COLORED

SUBPART H. YEAR-ROUND OPERATION OF SCHOOLS

SUBPART I. CLOSING OF INTEGRATED SCHOOLS

SUBPART J. CLOSURE OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS BY EXECUTIVE OR LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY

SUBPART K. SUSPENDING OR CLOSING PUBLIC SCHOOLS

SUBPART L. LABORATORY SCHOOL FUNDING

PART IV. FREE SCHOOL BOOKS AND OTHER MATERIALS OF INSTRUCTION

PART IV-A. REIMBURSEMENT OF REQUIRED COSTS

PART IV-B. QUALITY SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS PROGRAM

SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SUBPART B. QUALITY SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS TRUST AND EQUIPPING FUNDS

SUBPART C. QUALITY SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS COUNCIL

SUBPART D. QUALITY SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS PROGRAM

PART V. DONATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL OR LITERARY PURPOSES

PART VI. PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY AND ASSESSMENT

PART VI-A. SCREENING AND INTERVENTION FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS

PART VI-B. OPPORTUNITY CLASSES

PART VII. LOUISIANA REMEDIAL EDUCATION

PART VII-A. SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

PART VIII. THE COMPREHENSIVE ACTION AGAINST ALCOHOL, DRUGS, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN SCHOOLS ACT

PART IX. FAMILY-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS

PART X. LOUISIANA EARLY CHILDHOOD OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM

PART X-A. LOUISIANA EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

PART X-B. EARLY LEARNING CENTER LICENSING

PART X-C. Family Child Care Provider and In-Home Provider Registration Law

PART X-D. Early Learning Staff

PART X-E. LOUISIANA EARLY LEARNING ENROLLMENT COORDINATION

NOTE: §407.101 eff. until July 1, 2022. See Acts 2020, No. 180.

PART X-F. EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION COMMISSION

PART XI. EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE FUNDS

PART XII. LOUISIANA SCHOOL AND STUDENT SAFETY

SUBPART A. THREATS OF VIOLENCE OR TERRORISM

SUBPART B. POTENTIAL THREATS TO SCHOOL SAFETY

CHAPTER 2. TEACHERS AND EMPLOYEES

NOTE: §426 eff. until Aug. 1, 2023, or upon the adoption of final rules and regulations by the Department of Transportation and Development to implement the Section, whichever date is sooner. See Acts 2021, No. 392.

NOTE: §434 Section heading and Subsection (A) eff. until July 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 392.

PART II. TENURE

SUBPART A. TEACHERS IN GENERAL

SUBPART B. TEACHERS--ORLEANS PARISH

SUBPART B-1. TEACHERS EMPLOYED IN STATE INSTITUTIONS

SUBPART C. SCHOOL BUS OPERATORS

SUBPART D. EMPLOYEES OTHER THAN TEACHERS IN ORLEANS PARISH

SUBPART E. CERTAIN SCHOOL EMPLOYEES IN IBERVILLE PARISH

SUBPART F. FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OF VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS

PART VII. OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PLAN FOR ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES OF PUBLIC

PART VIII. STATE-SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM

PART IX. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM

PART X. LEAVES OF ABSENCE

SUBPART A. SABBATICAL LEAVES

SUBPART B. SICK LEAVE

SUBPART B-1. PERSONAL LEAVE

SUBPART B-2. LEAVE FOR JURY DUTY

SUBPART C. MATERNITY AND ADOPTIVE LEAVE

SUBPART D. MILITARY LEAVE

PART XI. GROUP INSURANCE

PART XII. SCHOOL EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL FILES

PART XII-A TEACHER RECRUITMENT CLEARINGHOUSE

PART XIII. PURCHASE OF ANNUITIES BY SCHOOL BOARDS

PART XIV. LOUISIANA SECULAR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES LAW

CHAPTER 3. SCHOOL DISTRICTS

CHAPTER 4. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

SUBPART B. LOCATION AND PURPOSES

SUBPART C. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

SUBPART D. UNIVERSITY OFFICERS AND FACULTY

PART II. DIVISIONS, BRANCHES AND DEPARTMENTS

SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SUBPART B. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AT ALEXANDRIA

SUBPART B-1. DEAN LEE AGRICULTURAL CENTER

SUBPART C. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN SHREVEPORT

SUBPART C-1. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER--SHREVEPORT

SUBPART C-2. LSU HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER -- HEALTH CARE SERVICES DIVISION

SUBPART D. JUNIOR COLLEGE, EUNICE

SUBPART E. JUNIOR COLLEGE IN CATAHOULA, CONCORDIA, TENSAS, LASALLE, FRANKLIN AND CALDWELL PARISH AREA

SUBPART F. DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES

SUBPART G. METROPOLITAN BRANCH OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE

SUBPART H. JUNIOR COLLEGE, ST. TAMMANY

PART III. LEASE OF UNIVERSITY LANDS

SUBPART A. LEASES TO RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

SUBPART B. LEASES TO FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS

SUBPART C. LEASE OF MINERAL RIGHTS

PART IV. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SUBPART B. SCHOLARSHIPS

CHAPTER 5. STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

PART II. STUDENT BENEFITS

SUBPART A. SCHOLARSHIPS

SUBPART A-1. SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

SUBPART B. SPECIAL BENEFITS TO STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURE

SUBPART C. FREE TRANSPORTATION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

SUBPART D. STATE LOANS TO STUDENTS

SUBPART E. PARISH LOANS TO STUDENTS

SUBPART F. THOMAS H. HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

SUBPART G. NONRESIDENT ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

SUBPART H. HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES COMMISSION

PART III. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

PART III-A. ELAINE P. NUNEZ COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PART III-B. BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PART IV. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA SYSTEM

CHAPTER 5-A. SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND

CHAPTER 5-B. LOUISIANA COMMUNITY

CHAPTER 6. TULANE UNIVERSITY

PART II. COMPACT FOR COOPERATIVE EFFORTS

PART III. INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN

CHAPTER 7-A. LOUISIANA CANCER RESEARCH CENTER OF

CHAPTER 8. EDUCATION OF STUDENTS

PART II. JIMMY D. LONG, SR., LOUISIANA SCHOOL FOR MATH, SCIENCE, AND THE ARTS

PART II-A. LOUIS ARMSTRONG HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS

PART II-B. NEW ORLEANS CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

PART II-C. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IN LAFAYETTE

PART II-D. THRIVE ACADEMY

PART IV. BLIND PERSONS' LITERACY RIGHTS AND EDUCATION

PART V. SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR CERTAIN CORRECTIONAL CENTERS FOR YOUTH

PART VI. GOVERNOR'S PROGRAM FOR GIFTED CHILDREN

PART VII. RECOVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT

CHAPTER 9. CAREER EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION

PART II. FEDERAL AID

SUBPART A. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

SUBPART B. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

PART III. LEASE OR CONVEYANCE OF LANDS BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

PART IV. NURSE TRAINING PROGRAM

PART IV-A. ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TRAINING PROGRAM

PART IV-B. LOUISIANA HEALTH WORKS COMMISSION

PART IV-C. SIMULATION MEDICAL TRAINING AND EDUCATION COUNCIL FOR LOUISIANA

PART V. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SALARIES OF UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES

CHAPTER 10. INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING IN GENERAL

SUBPART B. PARTICULAR INSTITUTIONS

PART II. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SUBPART A. HIGH SCHOOL FRATERNITIES

SUBPART B. UNRELATED MATTERS

SUBPART C. REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING

PART III. SICK LEAVE FOR UNCLASSIFIED, NONTEACHING, ACADEMIC PERSONNEL IN PUBLIC COLLEGES AND

CHAPTER 11. TAXATION AND FISCAL AFFAIRS

SUBPART B. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE

SUBPART C. ACADEMIC FACILITIES

PART II. TAXES FOR SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS

SUBPART A. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND

SUBPART B. LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT FOR EXCELLENCE

PART III. MISCELLANEOUS

PART IV. LOUISIANA EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY

CHAPTER 12. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

PART II. ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT

CHAPTER 13. LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL

CHAPTER 14. LOUISIANA SYSTEMIC INITIATIVES PROGRAM

PART II. PROGRAM

PART III. PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 15. EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVE LAW

CHAPTER 16. SEMINARS ON AMERICAN

CHAPTER 17. LOUISIANA GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION

CHAPTER 18. LOUISIANA STUDENT COLLEGE AND CAREER

CHAPTER 18-A. DUAL ENROLLMENT

CHAPTER 18-B. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EDUCATION

CHAPTER 19. SCHOOL COUNSELORS AND DIRECTORS

CHAPTER 20. HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE

CHAPTER 20-A. GUARANTEE OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL

CHAPTER 20-A-1. TUITION PAYMENT PROGRAM

CHAPTER 20-A-2. TUITION PAYMENT PROGRAM FOR MEDICAL SCHOOL

CHAPTER 20-B. LOUISIANA TAYLOR OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM

CHAPTER 20-B-1. TEACHERS EDUCATION TRUST FUND

CHAPTER 20-B-3. LOUISIANA HONORS

CHAPTER 20-B-4. BIENVILLE PARISH SCHOOL

CHAPTER 20-B-5. GUARANTEE OF NURSING SCHOOL LOANS

CHAPTER 20-B-6. VETERINARY SCHOOL LOANS

CHAPTER 20-C. TUITION ASSISTANCE GRANTS PROGRAM

CHAPTER 20-D. MINORITY HEALTH PROFESSIONS

CHAPTER 20-E. LOUISIANA OPPORTUNITY LOAN PROGRAM

CHAPTER 20-F. LOUISIANA GO GRANT PROGRAM

CHAPTER 20-G. M.J. FOSTER PROMISE PROGRAM

CHAPTER 20-H. GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR

CHAPTER 20-I. HEALTH CARE EMPLOYMENT REINVESTMENT

CHAPTER 21. HEALTH EDUCATION AUTHORITY OF LOUISIANA

CHAPTER 22. ABLE ACCOUNT PROGRAM FOR DISABILITY-

CHAPTER 22-A. LOUISIANA STUDENT TUITION

CHAPTER 22-B. LOUISIANA STUDENT TUITION

CHAPTER 23. PRESERVATION OF EDUCATIONAL PROCESS

CHAPTER 24. BOARD OF REGENTS

PART II. LOUISIANA GRANTING RESOURCES AND AUTONOMY FOR DIPLOMAS ACT

CHAPTER 24-A. PROPRIETARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER 25. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR

CHAPTER 25-A. ARTICULATION AND TRANSFER

CHAPTER 26. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

PART II. MANAGEMENT BOARDS

PART III. UNIVERSITY SYSTEMS

PART III-A. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR THE NEW ORLEANS REGION

PART IV. ORGANIZATION

PART V. SICK LEAVE

PART V-A. SABBATICAL LEAVE

PART VI. POWERS AND DUTIES OF MANAGEMENT BOARDS

PART VII. LEASES OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PROPERTIES

SUBPART A. LEASES TO ORGANIZATIONS

SUBPART B. MINERAL LEASES

PART VIII. STUDENT AID

PART IX. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

PART IX-A. COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT AND ENHANCEMENT

PART X. STIMULUS TO ECONOMIC AND EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SUBPART A-1. REGIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARKS

SUBPART A-2. UNO SLIDELL TECHNOLOGY PARK FUND

SUBPART B. STIMULUS PROGRAMS

PART XI. HIGHER EDUCATION BOARD ORGANIZATION

PART XII. CAMPUS ACCOUNTABILITY AND SAFETY

PART XIII. HOMELESS AND FOSTER YOUTH

PART XIV. CAMPUS FREE EXPRESSION

CHAPTER 27. MONTESSORI SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS

CHAPTER 28. LOUISIANA UNIVERSITIES MARINE

CHAPTER 29. LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYEES

PART II. PROFESSIONAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

SUBPART A. ADMINISTRATION

SUBPART B. PROFESSIONAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

SUBPART C. APPEALS PROCEDURES

PART III. TEACHING CERTIFICATES

PART IV. COSTS OF PROGRAM

PART V. FUNDING OF PROGRAM

PART VI. REPORTING DEADLINES

CHAPTER 30. INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

CHAPTER 31. LOUISIANA TEACHING INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

PART III. COMMISSION

CHAPTER 32. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTER

CHAPTER 33. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH PROGRAM

CHAPTER 34. REGIONAL SERVICE CENTERS

CHAPTER 35. LOUISIANA CONSTITUTIONAL EDUCATION FUNDS

PART II. EDUCATION EXCELLENCE FUND

CHAPTER 36. TEACHER INCENTIVE PAY MODELS PROGRAM

PART II. TEACHER INCENTIVE PAY MODELS PROGRAM

CHAPTER 37. TEACHER INCENTIVE PROGRAMS

CHAPTER 38. LOUISIANA HIGHER EDUCATION TRUST FUND

CHAPTER 39. THE CHILDREN FIRST ACT

PART II. PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEE QUALITY DEVELOPMENT

SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SUBPART B. TEACHER ASSISTANCE AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM

SUBPART C. SCHOOL PERSONNEL EVALUATION

PART III. SCHOOL EXCELLENCE

SUBPART A. PROGRESS PROFILES AND DATA COLLECTION

SUBPART B. SCHOOL INCENTIVE PROGRAM

PART IV. STATEWIDE DEVELOPMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY

NOTE: §3921.3 eff. until Dec. 31, 2019. See Acts 2018, No. 381.

CHAPTER 40. OFFICE OF LIFE-LONG LEARNING

CHAPTER 41.

CHAPTER 42. CHARTER SCHOOL DEMONSTRATION

PART II. STATE CHARTERING AUTHORITY

PART III. CHARTERING PROCESS, REVISION, AND RENEWAL

PART IV. CHARTER CONTENTS, RENEWAL, AND REVOCATION AND CHARTER SCHOOL

PART V. OPERATION OF A CHARTER SCHOOL

PART VI. LOUISIANA CHARTER SCHOOL START-UP LOAN FUND

PART VII. COURSE PROVIDERS

CHAPTER 43. SCHOOL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIPS

PART II. SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAM

PART III. STEVE CARTER LITERACY PROGRAM

CHAPTER 43-A. PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE

CHAPTER 43-B. LEARNING PODS

CHAPTER 44. RED TAPE REDUCTION AND LOCAL

CHAPTER 45. LOUISIANA SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY,

CHAPTER 50. TAYLOR OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS

SUBPART B. INITIAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

SUBPART C. MAINTAINING ELIGIBILITY

PART II. ADMINISTRATION

PART III. TOPS-TECH EARLY START AWARD

PART IV. STUDENTS AFFECTED BY CERTAIN DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES

PART V. ANCILLARY AND CONTINUATION PROVISIONS

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