Title 17. Education

Chapter 42. Charter School Demonstration Programs Law

Part VII. Course Providers


17:4002.5      Public school governing authority duties; accountability; rules


A. The governing authority of each public elementary and secondary school shall establish policies and procedures whereby an eligible funded student may be granted approval to enroll in a course pursuant to this Part, which shall also provide for the following:


(1) Determination of whether a requested course is academically appropriate for the student.


(2) Credits earned through the course provider shall appear on each student’s official transcript and count fully towards the requirements of any approved Louisiana diploma.


(3) State assessments as required by the school and district accountability system shall be administered to each student.


(4) All services to which each student would be entitled if attending the school in which he is enrolled full time for all courses, including but not limited to special education services pursuant to the student’s Individual Education Plan shall be provided.


B. Each local public school system shall make available to all students the course catalogue as provided by the state board during the annual course enrollment process for that local school system.


C. Repealed by Acts 2014, No. 482, § 2, eff. June 5, 2014.


D. The aggregate test scores of students who are enrolled in a course pursuant to this Part and in accordance with Subsection A of this Section shall be counted in the school performance score for the school in which the student is enrolled full time. The test scores shall be reported to and published by the state Department of Education for each course provider in an easy to understand format and on the department’s website.


E. Repealed by Acts 2014, No. 482, § 2, eff. June 5, 2014.


F. The state board shall adopt rules necessary to implement this Part in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.


Added by Acts 2012, No. 2, § 1. Amended by Acts 2014, No. 482, § 1, eff. June 5, 2014.