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JH2 - Released Time for Religious Instruction

Students shall be excused from school upon approval by the principal and with written consent of his/her parents/legal guardian to participate in religious instruction for not more than one (1) hour during the school day at a time period not in conflict with the individual student's academic program.

Albuquerque Public Schools shall not be responsible for students participating in religious instruction from the time they leave district property until they have returned to district property.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendent of School and Community Support

Department Director:

  • Director of Student, School and Community Service Center


Legal Cross Ref.:

§22-12-3 NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JHCB

Reviewed: April 5, 1995
Approved: April 19, 1995
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: April 2001
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: October 11, 2010
Revised: November 3, 2010

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