Title 17. Education
Chapter 8. Education of Students with Exceptionalities
Part II. Jimmy D. Long, SR. Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts
17:1963 Jimmy D. Long, Sr. Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts; creation; location; governance; relationship with educational boards and state superintendent
A. (1) There is hereby created the Jimmy D. Long, Sr. Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts which shall be a residential institution located on the campus of Northwestern State University of Louisiana at Natchitoches. The school shall open and formally begin operation with the fall semester of 1983. The school shall be funded by the state from monies appropriated therefor; and, full-time students at the school shall attend without payment of tuition.
(2) The official name of the school shall be the “Jimmy D. Long, Sr. Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts”; however, the school may continue to use “Louisiana School of Math, Science, and the Arts” for all practical purposes as determined by the board.
B. The school shall be governed by a board of directors whose membership, powers, duties, and responsibilities shall be as hereinafter provided.
C. The school shall be independent of the control of the state superintendent and of all local and state education boards except its board of directors.
Added by Acts 1981, No. 932, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1982, No. 151, § 1, eff. July 12, 1982; Acts 1986, No. 292, § 1; Acts 2010, No. 117, § 1; Acts 2017, No. 374, § 2, eff. June 23, 2017.