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Public School Access for Homeschoolers—A Legal Summary


Louisiana home study students have the ability to participate on a public school sports team, if the principal of the school approves. LA-R.S. 17:236.3 .

In 1970, the Louisiana Court of Appeals ruled against the participation of students enrolled in a private school. Sanders v. Louisiana High School Athletic Association , La. App., 242 So.2d 19.