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      RS 17:4021     

  

§4021.  School eligibility

A.  To be eligible to participate in the program, a nonpublic school shall meet all of the following criteria:

(1)  Be approved, provisionally approved, or probationally approved by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education pursuant to R.S. 17:11.

(2)  Comply with the criteria set forth in Brumfield, et al. v. Dodd, et al. 425 F. Supp. 528.

(3)  Enrollment of scholarship recipients in a participating school that has been approved, provisionally approved, or probationally approved for less than two years shall not exceed twenty percent of such school's total student enrollment.

B.  To be eligible to participate in the program, a public school shall have received a letter grade of "A" or "B", or any variation thereof, for the most recent school year pursuant to the school and district accountability system.

C.  Scholarship recipients enrolled in a participating school that fails to meet the eligibility criteria established in this Section may transfer to another participating school for the succeeding school year without loss of eligibility, and such recipients shall be given preference for enrollment at other participating schools.

Acts 2008, No. 509, §1, eff. June 25, 2008; Acts 2012, No. 2, §1.



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