TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL SCHOOL LAW

PART III. PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL CHILDREN

SUBPART D. REQUIRED COURSES OF STUDY

 

17:262      Flag of the United States; required instruction

 A. Not later than the 2000-2001 school year, a program of instruction on the flag of the United States of America shall be provided to students by the fifth grade as part of the social studies curriculum in the public elementary schools of this state. Such instruction, at a minimum, shall include the history of the American flag, etiquette, customs pertaining to the display and use of the flag, and such other patriotic exercises as provided by and in accordance with the provisions of 36 U.S.C. 170 et seq. on patriotic customs.

 B. The State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education shall adopt rules and regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act [FN1] to insure the proper implementation of this Section.

Added by Acts 1999, No. 672, ยง 1.

[FN1] Administrative Procedure Act, see R.S. 49:950 et seq.