Louisiana

Year Law Enacted: 1995

Number of Charter Students in the State

69,078


10%

Percentage of public school students attending charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Number of Charter Schools

138


9%

Percentage of public schools that are charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Authorizing Policy Context

The Recovery School District had already developed and employed several model practices, which were subsequently enacted into policy. If any additional statewide authorizers, which are allowed but not currently operating, ever become active, they must adhere to several authorizer quality policies.

States with Few Authorizers

One or two non-district authorizers oversee most schools in this state.
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State Policy Score

16/33

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State Policy Rank

21/44

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