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J.15 Released Time for Religious Instruction - April 2001 Revision

Note: This policy was reviewed and revised in November 2010. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please refer to the current policy.

Any high school student may be excused from school with written consent of his or her parents/guardian to participate in religious instruction for not more than one (1) hour each school day at a time period not in conflict with the individual student's academic program.

The Albuquerque Public Schools assumes no responsibility for participating students from the time they leave the school premises until after they have returned to the school premises.

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Released Time for Religious Instruction
  • Religious, Political and Advocacy Student Clubs (Non-Curriculum Related)

Legal Ref.: 22-12-3 NMSA 1978

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JHCB

Reviewed: April 5, 1995
Approved: April 19, 1995
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: April 2001

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