TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 18. LOUISIANA STUDENT COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ACT

 

17:2924      Applied and hybrid courses;  local course development

 

A. The State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, in collaboration with the Board of Regents, local school boards, and teacher organizations, shall develop applied and hybrid courses that combine rigorous academic content with relevant career education that creates links between what a student does in school to what they want to do in life.  Such courses may result in a credit in both the academic and the career technical course and successfully transfer to technical and community colleges and four-year postsecondary educational institutions where applicable.

 

B. City, parish, and other local public school boards may develop and implement applied, hybrid, and career and technical courses to meet local needs, subject to board approval.  The board shall provide templates, technical assistance, and professional development to assist local school districts with course development and implementation.

 

Added by Acts 2009, No. 257, ยง 1, eff. July 1, 2009.  Amended by Acts 2010, No. 861, ยง 8.