Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Louisiana's public school teachers will be allowed paid leaves of absence for up to 30 days after adopting a child.
Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law the measure by Rep. Rick Edmonds, a Baton Rouge Republican, requiring school districts to grant the leave time.
Schools already had been required to allow maternity leave for teachers and certain other school employees. Edmonds' bill extends the provisions to include adoption.
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