House Bill 303 has passed both the House and Senate and is heading back to the house for concurrence. If signed by Gov. Jindal or allowed to become law without his signature, home-schooled students will be able to participate in sports at LHSAA public or private schools.
Henry HB No. 303
Abstract: Provides relative to eligibility of students in state-approved home study programs
to participate in interscholastic athletics at high schools that are members of the
LHSAA. Provides guidelines, procedures, and limitations relative to such
Proposed law provides (beginning with the 2010-2011 school year and continuing thereafter)
that a student participating in a home study program approved by the State Board of
Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) in accordance with R.S. 17:236.1 shall be
eligible as follows to participate in interscholastic athletic activities at a high school that is
a member of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA):
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Good or bad??? LA House Bill 303