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SCHOOL DISTRICT LEGAL STATUS

 

 

The State Legislature is responsible for providing for the education of the citizens of the State through the establishment and maintenance of a public school system.

 

The Legislature has delegated the authority to parish School Boards to create a school district or school districts within each parish according to the procedures established by law.  Each school district so created by a parish School Board is a political subdivision of the State.

 

Adopted: December 7, 1976

 

 

Ref:     Constitution of Louisiana, Art. VIII, Sec. 9

La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:1371, 17:1371.1, 17:1371.2, 17:1372, 17:1373, 17:1377, 17:1378

 

Pointe Coupee Parish School Board