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§396.  Definitions

As used in this Part, the following words, terms, and phrases shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section, except when the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

(1)  "Department" means the Department of Education.  

(2)  "Pupil progression plan" means the comprehensive plan developed and adopted by each city and parish school board which shall be based on student performance in the state testing program with goals and objectives which are compatible with the Louisiana competency-based education program contained within R.S. 17:24.4, and which supplements the standards approved by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Particular emphasis shall be placed upon the student's mastery of grade appropriate skills in English language arts and mathematics before recommendations are made for the student's promotion or placement, provided that other factors shall be considered.  

(3)  "Remedial program" means a program to assist students to overcome educational deficits identified as a result of the state's testing program.

(4)  "State board" means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.  

Added by Acts 1980, No. 433, §1, eff. July 21, 1980.  Amended by Acts 1982, No. 138, §1, eff. July 12, 1982; Acts 1986, No. 698, §1, eff. June 1, 1987.



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