Title 17. Education

Chapter 1. General School Law

Part X-D. Early Learning Staff


17:407.81       Legislative intent; declaration of policy


It is the intent of the legislature to protect the health, safety, and well-being of the children of the state who are in out-of-home care on a regular or consistent basis. To that end, it shall be the policy of the state to ensure protection of children in care by encouraging early learning staff to obtain certification through early childhood educational training programs.


Added by Acts 2014, No. 868, ยง 3, eff. Feb. 1, 2015.