Act 303 (2016)
A person who is no longer enrolled in a public school but was identified as a student with an exceptionality as defined in R.S. 17:1942(B),except a gifted or talented student, and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the exit examination requirements pursuant to State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education rules, regulations, or policy may petition the city, parish,
or other local public school board to determine if he is eligible to receive a high
school diploma pursuant to this Paragraph. A petition shall be submitted to the
local school board by December 31, 2017.