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      RS 17:174     


§174.  Class size; maximum

A.  Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, on and after September 15, 1986, the number of students in any class in kindergarten through third grade in any public city or parish school system shall not exceed twenty, except physical education classes, unless otherwise specifically authorized in writing by the State Superintendent of Education based upon regulations adopted by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Such authorization shall be granted only on an individual basis with respect to each class.  

B.  No student above the maximum established herein shall be counted for purposes of determining the amount of funding or the allocation of teachers or administrators under the minimum foundation program formula for which provision is made in R.S. 17:7(2).  

C.  No provision of this Section shall be implemented or have effect until such time as funds are appropriated specifically therefor by the legislature.  

Acts 1984, No. 447, §1, eff. July 6, 1984.  

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