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§ 15-1515. Religious literature

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XV. Terms and Courses of Study (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (b). Prescribed Courses and Instruction
24 P.S. § 15-1515
§ 15-1515. Religious literature
(a) Courses in the literature of the Bible and other religious writings may be introduced and studied as regular courses in the literature branch of education by all pupils in the secondary public schools. Such courses shall be elective only and not required of any student.
(b) Such courses shall be prepared and adopted according to age levels by the Department of Public Instruction1 with the advice and counsel of the Council of Basic Education and the approval of the State Board of Education.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XV, § 1515, added 1965, Dec. 22, P.L. 1144, § 1.


Now Department of Education; see 71 P.S. §§ 1037, 1038.
24 P.S. § 15-1515, PA ST 24 P.S. § 15-1515
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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