Title 17. Education
Chapter 18. Louisiana Student College and Career Readiness Act
17:2927.1 College transition courses; testing; reports
A. The State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, in collaboration with public school governing authorities and the public postsecondary education management boards, shall publish a list of transition courses designed to improve identified student academic weaknesses in English and mathematics and to enable such students to achieve college readiness by the end of their senior year of high school. Transition courses shall align with applicable state content standards.
B. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, a student’s English and mathematics scores from the ACT test and the standards for remediation established by the Board of Regents shall be used to determine readiness for college-level credit-bearing coursework.
C. Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, each high school senior who did not meet the established college readiness standards for English and mathematics shall be given the opportunity to take an appropriate transition course.
D. Each public school governing authority shall:
(1) Identify each high school senior who did not meet the established college readiness standards and provide the student with information on available transition courses designed to address identified academic weaknesses.
(2) Use course assessment data to determine student attainment.
(3) Provide appropriate professional development to teachers of transition courses as part of existing professional development activities.
Added by Acts 2017, No. 250, § 1, eff. June 14, 2017.