Title 16: Education
Chapter 24: PERIODIC RELEASED TIME
16 V.S.A. § 1052. Definitions and construction
§ 1052. Definitions and construction
(a) Unless otherwise expressly provided the words and phrases in this chapter mean:
(1) Periodic released time: A program whereby public school students are released from school at least once a week to attend religious education courses sponsored by and given under the authority of a religious group.
(2) Religious group: Any association of persons for religious purposes, including any organization of religious denominations, communions, or traditions.
(3) Periodic released time religious education courses: Courses offered by a religious group during periodic released time.
(b) This chapter shall be construed liberally to carry out the policies stated herein. (Added 1969, No. 260 (Adj. Sess.), eff. Sept. 1, 1970.)