The remnants of flooding in south Louisiana has sparked conversations regarding a law that’s been on the books for years, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dan Rawls says.

During his superintendent’s report in Monday’s Webster Parish School Board meeting, he talked about a law that dictates schools must make up days missed due to natural disasters. The number of days schools are closed due to natural disaster must be added to the end of the school year or the school system must lengthen the school day to meet the number of instructional hours.

“That law has been there for a long, long time,”

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