Stevensville School District 

INSTRUCTION                                                                                                                       2334

Release Time for Religious Instruction

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

Adopted on: February 2002
Revised on: April 2011