Title 17. Education

Chapter 1. General School Law

Part X. Louisiana Early Childhood Opportunity Program

 

17:407.2     Louisiana Early Childhood Opportunity Program

 

The department shall establish the Louisiana Early Childhood Opportunity Program to assist in the development and funding of appropriate early childhood programs for educationally at-risk children ages three to five years. The department, with the approval of its governing authority, shall award grants or contracts to qualified early childhood programs, including but not limited to Head Start, HIPPY, Parents as Teachers, and programs for youngsters with developmental disabilities or who are educationally or environmentally at-risk, selected by the department in accordance with specified programmatic standards and guidelines to be established by the department with the approval of its governing authority.

 

Added by Acts 1992, No. 970, § 1, eff. July 9, 1992. Amended by Acts 2014, No. 811, § 8, eff. June 23, 2014; Acts 2015, No. 297, § 1.