No person, who is an employee of the Washington Parish School Board, or his/her employer, who in good faith renders school health services and medical services which are required by state and/or federal law, rule or regulation, to be rendered to exceptional children participating in a special education or handicapped program shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or omission in rendering the care or services required.  This also applies to any person appointed according to state and/or federal law to serve as a surrogate parent who in good faith performs functions required of his/her appointment.


However, this does not apply to individuals who intentionally or by grossly negligent acts cause damages to a participant in any special education or handicapped program.


Washington Parish School Board