Cut Bank School District #15




Release Time for Religious Instruction


The District may provide for a religious instruction released time program under which a pupil may be released, upon written request of the parent(s) or guardian(s), except that no such program shall take place in public school property.  Such release shall not adversely affect the pupil’s attendance.



Legal Reference:            Art. II, Sec. 5, Montana Constitution - Freedom of religion

                                    Art. X, Sec. 7,            Montana Constitution - Nondiscrimination in education

                                    § 20-1-308, MCA            Religious instruction released time program


Policy History:

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Revised on: August 13, 2002