When a declared public health emergency exists, the Acadia Parish School Board shall grant the Superintendent broad authority to develop, implement, and maintain administrative regulations and procedures necessary to protect employees and students from the conditions giving rise to the declared emergency.


In the development and implementation of necessary administrative regulations and procedures for safely reopening of schools or maintaining the safety of employees and students when schools are open during a health emergency, the Superintendent and staff shall rely upon the practices, guidelines, and suggestions of the Louisiana Department of Education in coordination with the Department of Health and Hospitals.


The Acadia Parish School Board adopts and incorporates as if set forth fully herein, the provisions of Chapter 4 of Bulletin 741, Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators, for the 2020-2021 school year, and shall abide by the health and safety standards included therein.


New policy:  August 3, 2020



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง17:81, 17:439.1, 17:3391

Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators, Bulletin 741, Louisiana Department of Education

Board minutes,8-3-20


Acadia Parish School Board