FILE:  AFC

 

EMERGENCY CLOSING OF SCHOOLS

 

 

The Superintendent of the Richland Parish School District shall be authorized to announce the closing of schools if prevailing or potential hazards threaten the safety and well-being of pupils and employees.  The decision to close schools shall be made by the Superintendent after conferring when administratively feasible, with the President of the Board.  Public announcements and releases to news media shall be approved by the Superintendent or his/her authorized designee.

 

 

Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยง17:81

 

Richland Parish School Board