Title 17. Education

Chapter 1. General School Law

Part X-E. Louisiana Early Learning Enrollment Coordination


17:407.91      Definitions


As used in this Part, the following definitions shall apply:


A. “Coverage area” means the parish, parishes, or other geographical area within the jurisdiction of a local early learning enrollment coordinator.


B. “Department” means the state Department of Education.


C. “Local early learning enrollment coordinator” means an approved entity that conducts a process for informing families about publicly-funded and Type III licensed early childhood care and education programs in the coverage area; collects family preferences; develops and uses a common application process; annually determines demand for publicly-funded early childhood care and education within the coverage area; and makes recommendations to the department for the distribution of available publicly-funded early childhood care and education slots for at-risk children within its coverage area.


D. “State Board” means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.


Added by Acts 2014, No. 717, § 1, eff. June 18, 2014.