Title 17. Education

Chapter 8. Education of Students with Exceptionalities

Part II-D. Thrive Academy


17:1973       Thrive Academy; creation; location; governance


A. There is hereby created the Thrive Academy which shall be a residential, public school for certain at-risk students in grades six through twelve. The school shall be located in Baton Rouge. Except as provided in Subsection B of this Section, the school shall be independent of the control of the state superintendent and of all local and state education boards except its board of directors. 


B. The school shall be subject to the same laws, rules, regulations, and other requirements applicable to public schools as specifically provided for in R.S. 17:3996. 


Added by Acts 2016, No. 672, ยง 1, eff. July 1, 2017.