Title 17. Education

Chapter 42. Charter School Demonstration Programs Law

Part VII. Course Providers


17:4002.3      Definitions


As used in this Part, unless otherwise clearly indicated, the following terms mean:


(1) “Course provider” means an entity that offers individual courses in person or online, including but not limited to online or virtual education providers, postsecondary education institutions, including any postsecondary institution under the management of the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges, and corporations that offer vocational or technical course work in their field, and have been authorized to provide such courses by the state board.


(2) “Eligible funded student” means any student who resides in Louisiana and meets the following criteria:


(a) Is attending a public elementary or secondary school.


(b) Has obtained approval from the local school superintendent or other person designated by the governing authority of the school that he attends to enroll in a course pursuant to this Part.


(3) “Eligible participating student” means any student who resides in Louisiana and meets one of the following criteria:


(a) Is a scholarship recipient as defined in R.S. 17:4013 attending a participating school in accordance with R.S. 17:4011 through 4025.


(b) Is attending a nonpublic school that is approved, provisionally approved, or probationally approved by the state board pursuant to R.S. 17:11.


(c) Is enrolled in a home study program approved by the state board.


(4) “State board” means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.


Added by Acts 2012, No. 2, § 1. Amended by Acts 2014, No. 482, § 1, eff. June 5, 2014.