TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL SCHOOL LAW

PART I. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

SUBPART A. STATE BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

 

17:2       State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education; membership; term

 A. The State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, sometimes referred to hereinafter in this Part as the board, is created as a body corporate.

 B. The board shall be composed of eleven members. One member shall be a resident of and shall be elected by the electors of each of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education districts. Three members shall be appointed by the governor from the state at large, with consent of the Senate.

 C. The terms of the members shall be four years. The members to be elected from the districts shall be elected at an election to be held at the time fixed by law for the board elections. Members shall serve until their successors are selected and take office.

 D. Within twenty-four hours after being informed of a vacancy on the board, the president of the board or the officer exercising his duties shall notify the governor by certified mail of the vacancy and the effective date thereof. A vacancy in the office of an elected member, if the unexpired portion of the term is more than one year, shall be filled for the remainder of the term by special election to be called by the governor and to be held to coincide with the next scheduled district-wide election to be held more than ninety days and less than one year after the effective date of the vacancy. If no such election is scheduled to be held, the special election shall be held more than ninety days and less than one hundred twenty days after the effective date of the vacancy on call of the governor. Any other vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term by appointment by the governor within thirty days after the effective date of the vacancy.

 One member of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education shall be elected from each of the following districts:

 (1) The first district is composed of that portion of Jefferson Parish designated as Precincts 1H, 2H, 3H, 4H, 5H, 6H, 7H, 8H, 9H, 1K, 2K, 3K, 4K, 5K, 6K, 7K, 8K, 9K, 10K, 11K, 12K, 13KA, 14K, 15K, 16K, 17K, 18K, 19K, 20K, 21K, 22K, 23K, 24K, 25K, 26K, 27K, 28K, 29K, 30K, 31K, 32K, 33K, 1LA, 2L, 1W, 2W, 3W, 4W, 5W, 6W, 7W, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70,71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 132, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157A, 170, 177, 178, 179A, 183, 184, 185, 186, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194A, 195, 196, 246A, 247, 248, 13KB, 1LB, 157B, 194B, and 246B; that portion of Orleans Parish designated as Precincts 317, 318, 319, 320, 48, 410, 410A, 411, 412, 413, 413A, 414, 414A, 415, 416, 416A, 417, 417A, 418, 418A, 419, 420, 420A, 421, 421A, 422, 423, 512, 513, 514, 515, 517, 518, 519, 732, 733A, 736, 736A, 737, 737A, 738, 738A, 739, 740, 741, 742, 1717, 1718, 1718A, 1718B, 1719, 1719A, 1720, 1721, that portion of Precinct 49 which does not contain the New Orleans Regional Institute, and that portion of Precinct 516 which is not contained in the area between Interstate Highway 610 on the North, Bayou St. John on the East, City Park Avenue on the South, and Orleans Avenue on the West; and St. Tammany Parish.

 (2) The second district is composed of that portion of Jefferson Parish designated as Precincts 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G, 7G, 8G, 9G, 10G, 11G, 107, 131, 133, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 182, 180, 181, 187, 188, 210, 211, 212, 213A, 214, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 179B, 213B, and 213C; and that portion of Orleans Parish designated as Precincts 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 26A, 27, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 310, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 510, 511, 61, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72, 74, 74A, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 79A, 710, 711, 712, 713, 714, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720, 720A, 721, 722, 723, 724, 725, 725A, 726, 726A, 727, 727A, 727B, 728, 728A, 729, 730, 731, 733, 734, 735, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 810, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 816, 817, 818, 819, 820, 821, 822, 823, 824, 825, 825A, 826, 826A, 827, 827A, 828, 829, 830, 91, 92, 93, 93A, 93B, 94, 95, 95A, 96A, 96B, 96C, 96D, 96E, 96F, 97, 98, 98A, 98B, 99, 910, 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 920, 921, 922, 923, 924, 925, 925A, 926, 926A, 927, 928, 928A, 928B, 928C, 928D, 928E, 928F, 929, 929A, 930, 930A, 931, 931A, 931B, 931C, 931D, 931E, 932, 933, 933A, 934, 934A, 935, 935A, 936, 936A, 936B, 936C, 937, 937A, 938, 938A, 938B, 939, 939A, 939B, 940, 940A, 940B, 940C, 941, 941A, 941B, 941C, 941D, 942, 942A, 942B, 942C, 942D, 942E, 943, 943A, 943B, 943C, 943D, 943E, 943F, 943G, 943H, 943I, 943J, 943K, 943L, 943M, 943N, 944, 944A, 944B, 944C, 944D, 944E, 944F, 944G, 944H, 944I, 944J, 944K, 944L, 944M, 944N, 9440, 944P, 944Q, 945, 945A, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1014, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 1110, 1111, 1112, 1113, 1114, 1115, 1116, 1117, 1118, 1119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 1210, 1211,1212, 1213, 1214, 1215, 1216, 1217, 1218, 1219, 1220, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 1310, 1311, 1312, 1313, 1314, 1314A, 1315, 1316, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 1410, 1411, 1412, 1413, 1413A, 1414, 1415, 1416, 1417, 1418, 1418A, 1419, 1420, 1421, 1422, 1423, 1424, 1424A, 1425, 1426, 1426A, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 1510, 1511, 1511A, 1512, 1512A, 1513, 1513A, 1513B, 1514, 1514A, 1514B, 1514C, 1514D, 1514E, 1514F, 1514G, 1515, 1515A, 1515B, 1516, 1517, 1517A, 1517B, 1518, 1518A, 1518B, 1518C, 1518D, 1518E, 1518F, 1519, 1519A, 1519B, 1519C, 161, 161A, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1713, 1713A, 1714, 1715, 1716, that portion of Precinct 49 which contains the New Orleans Regional Institute, and that portion of Precinct 516 which is contained in the area between Interstate Highway 610 on the North, Bayou St. John on the East, City Park Avenue on the South, and Orleans Avenue on the West.

 (3) The third district is composed of that portion of Ascension Parish designated as Precincts 34, 35A, 36, 40, 41; Assumption Parish; that portion of Iberia Parish designated as Precincts 31, 32, 33, 15, 76, 16, 61, 62, 63, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 65, 103, 104, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 125, 77, 86, 64, and 127; that portion of Iberville Parish designated as Precincts 4 and 5; that portion of Jefferson Parish designated as Precincts 1GI, 215, 216, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 249, and 250; Lafourche Parish; Plaquemines Parish; St. Bernard Parish; St. Charles Parish; that portion of St. James Parish designated as Precincts 17, 18, and 17A; that portion of St. John the Baptist Parish designated as Precinct 1; that portion of St. Landry Parish designated as Precincts 16, 18, 110, 112, 116, 117, 117A, 120, 126, 128, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 412, 413, 414, 416, 51, 55, 56, 57, and 53A; that portion of St. Martin Parish designated as Precincts 12, 13, 14, 15, 32, 46, 34, 41, 42, 44, 45, 51, 52, 53 & 54, 61, 62, 63, 64, 81, 94, 83, 84, 92, 93, 17, 38, and 82; St. Mary Parish; and Terrebonne Parish.

 (4) The fourth district is composed of that portion of Allen Parish designated as Precincts 11, 14, 41, 42, 43, 51, 52, 52A, 53, 53A, 54C, 54X, 54Y, 54O, 55, 56, 57, 58, 58A, 59, 510, 16, 17, 512, 511, and 513; Beauregard Parish; Bossier Parish; Caddo Parish; DeSoto Parish; Red River Parish; Sabine Parish; Vernon Parish; and that portion of Webster Parish designated as Precincts 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 28, 29, 213, and 219.

 (5) The fifth district is composed of that portion of Avoyelles Parish designated as Precincts 11, 12, 13, 14, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 33, 41, 42, 43, 51, 52, 61, 62, 71, 72, 73, 81, 82, 83, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 111, 112, 113, 21A, 22A, 24A, 25A, 25C, 25D, 26A, 27A, 27B, 28A, 33B, 33C, 44A, 73A, 82A, 82B, 83A, 91A, 93A, 94A, 94B, 95A, 95B, 95C, 95D, 96A, 112A, 112B, and 113A; Bienville Parish; Caldwell Parish; Catahoula Parish; Claiborne Parish; that portion of East Carroll Parish designated as Precincts 12, 22, 31, 41, 42, and 52; Franklin Parish; Grant Parish; Jackson Parish; LaSalle Parish; Lincoln Parish; that portion of Madison Parish designated as Precincts 2A, 2D, 2E, 2F, 7A, 8A, 8B, and 8C; that portion of Morehouse Parish designated as Precincts 1, 2, 3, 5, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, and 33; Natchitoches Parish; that portion of Ouachita Parish designated as Precincts 11, 12, 13, 14, 14A, 15, 21, 22, 23, 24, 310, 41, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 61, 62, 71, 81, 82, 91, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 1010, 1011, 1014, 1015, 1016, 1018, 1019, 1020, 1021, 42, and 521; that portion of Rapides Parish designated as Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 17A, 17B, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 50, 51, 52, 53, 57, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 29A, and 80A; that portion of Richland Parish designated as Precincts 11, 13, 17, 23, 24, 25, 25A, 26, 41, 42, 51, 52, 61, and 71; Union Parish; that portion of Webster Parish designated as Precincts 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 210, 211, 212, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, and 220; West Carroll Parish; and Winn Parish.

 (6) The sixth district is composed of that portion of Ascension Parish designated as Precincts 1, 2A & B, 3, 4A, 5A, 7A, 8A & 8B, 9, 10A & 10B, 11A & 11B, 12, 13, 14, 16A & 16B, 22A, 23, 4B, 5B, 5C, 7B, and 22B; that portion of East Baton Rouge Parish designated as Precincts 17, 18, 133, 134A & B, 135, 137, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 146A & B & C & D, 148A & B, 149A & B, 152A & B, 153A & B & C & D, 154A & B, 155A & B, 156A & B, 157, 159, 160A & B, 164, 165, 168, 169A & B, 171A & B & C & D, 172A & B & C, 173A & B, 174A & B & C, 175A & B & C & D, 176A & B & C & D, 178A & B, 179, 180, 181, 182A & B & C & D, 183A & B, 187, 188A & B, 189, 190, 193, 196A & B, 197, 198A & B, 199A & B & C, 23, 24A & B & C & D, 25F, 25G, 25C, 25D, 26A & B, 25E, 27A & B, 212A & B & C, 213A & B, 214A & B & C & D, 215, 217A & B, 221A & B & C, 225A & B, 31A & B & C & D, 33A & B & C & D, 34A & B & C & D, 35A & B, 38A & B & C & D, 39A & B & C & D, 311A & B & C & D, 312A & B & C & D, 313A & B, 314A & B & C, 317E, 317F, 317A & B & C & D, 317G, 317H, 317I, 317J, 321A & B & C & D, 322A & B & C & D, 323A & B & C & D, 226, 226A, and 226B; Livingston Parish; that portion of St. James Parish designated as Precincts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 7A, and 8A; that portion of St. John the Baptist Parish designated as Precincts 4, 5, 6A,8, 11A, 12A, 13A, 14A, 15, 6B, 9B, 9C, 9D, 10B, 10C, 10D, 11B, 12B, 13B, 14B, and 14C; that portion of Tangipahoa Parish designated as Precincts 01, 15, 16, 27, 28, 33, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 101, 102, 104, 106, 108, 110, 111, 112, 114, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 127, 129, 131, 133, 133A, 133B, 133C* [FN1], 133D, 135, 137, 139, 141, 143, 145, 147, 149, 151, 11A, 40A, 41A, 104A, 106A, 115A, 117A, 120A, 121A, 135A, and 139A; and Washington Parish.

 (7) The seventh district is composed of Acadia Parish; that portion of Allen Parish designated as Precincts 12, 13, 15, 21, 22O, 22C, 23, 24O, 24C, 25, 31, 32, 26O, and 26C; that portion of Avoyelles Parish designated as Precincts 101, 102, 103, and 105; Calcasieu Parish; Cameron Parish; Evangeline Parish; that portion of Iberia Parish designated as Precincts 13, 56, 51, 52, 53, 54, 35, 58, 134, 135, 136, 141, 143, 144, 132, 146, 145, 55, 24, 46, 57, 133, and 131; Jefferson Davis Parish; that portion of Lafayette Parish designated as Precincts 1, 2, 3A, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34A, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 60, 65, 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 3B, and 34B; that portion of St. Landry Parish designated as Precincts 22, 23, 210, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 612, 613, 614, and 616; and Vermilion Parish.

 (8) The eighth district is composed of that portion of Ascension Parish designated as Precincts 6, 15, 21A & 21B, 27A, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 37, 42, 27B, and 35B; that portion of Avoyelles Parish designated as Precincts 27, 28, 31, 32, 34, 44, 104, 106, 25B, 31A, 31B, 33A, and 106A; Concordia Parish; that portion of East Baton Rouge Parish designated as Precincts 11A & B, 13A & B, 14, 15, 16, 110, 111, 113A & B, 114A & B, 115A & B, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131A & B, 132, 136A & B & C & D, 138A & B, 145, 150A & B, 151A & B, 158A & B, 161, 162, 163, 167, 184A & B, 185A & B, 186A & B, 191, 192A & B, 194A & B, 195A & B, 21A & B, 25A & B, 29A & B, 211A & B, 216A & B, 220, 222, 223A & B, 224, Industrial Complex, Industrial Complex A, and Industrial Complex B; that portion of East Carroll Parish designated as Precincts 11, 21, 32, 51, 61, 71, 72, 81, 91, and 92; East Feliciana Parish; that portion of Iberia Parish designated as Precincts 11, 12, 22, 14, 21, 23, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 116, 102, 121, 122, 123, 126, 25, 142, 117, 124, 128, 101, and 34; that portion of Iberville Parish designated as Precincts 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, and 32; that portion of Lafayette Parish designated as Precincts 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24A, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 67, 68, and 24B; that portion of Madison Parish designated as Precincts 1A, 1B, 1C, 2B, 2C, 3A, 3B, 3C, 4A, 4B, 5A, 6A, 6B, and 7B; that portion of Morehouse Parish designated as Precincts 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 32, and 34; Ouachita Parish designated as Precincts 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 107, 108, 109, 1012, 1013, 1017, and 1022; Pointe Coupee Parish; that portion of Rapides Parish designated as Precincts 21, 38A, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 54, 55, 56, 58, 74, 81, 82, 83, and 84; that portion of Richland Parish designated as Precincts 12, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 26A, 27, 28, 29, 31, and 32; St. Helena Parish; that portion of St. James Parish designated as Precincts 2, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 15A; that portion of St. John the Baptist Parish designated as Precincts 2, 3, 7, 9A, 10A, and 9E; that portion of St. Landry Parish designated as Precincts 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 111, 113, 114, 115, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 127, 129, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 41, 44, 48, 49, 410, 411, 415, 52, 53, 54, 61, 63, 610, 611, 615, and 617; that portion of St. Martin Parish designated as Precincts 11, 21 & 23, 22, 31, 43, 71, 72, 73, 74, 91, 37, 33, 16, 24, 35, 39, 36, and 95; that portion of Tangipahoa Parish designated as Precincts 02, 06, 11, 17, 18, 26, 103, 105, 107, 109, 113, and 115; Tensas Parish; West Baton Rouge Parish; and West Feliciana Parish.

Acts 1975, No. 274, §1. Amended by Acts 1992, No. 6, §1, eff. May 13, 1992; Acts 1997, No. 1367, §1, eff. July 15, 1997.