Dear Staff at HISWAYS;I assume that 'charter' here refers to a public school and so the comments below reflect that assumption.
Thanks so much for your prompt response! And I have much good news to
share with you.
This new Charter School has all parent, teacher, and staff support
already..We are all Christians! There are very few non Christians in the
school. Praise God!
Talk to your local school board attorney and ask him for the applicable state laws. Get the names and numbers and go get copies of the laws at your local LAW library. You will need to read and review them from time to time in the future as you set up the class and help inform your associates. I'm not saying you should dispense legal advice but rather read and apply the law to your situation in a reasonable manner. When legal advise is needed then go get it.
I need to learn the laws and how to go about getting all this started. I
I have questions like 'can we have a paid teacher teach the class if itsReleased Time Bible class is your private OFF campus elective religion class. You arrange for the school to let the children off campus at designated times into your responsibility and bring them back at the right time. All off campus expenses will be your responsibility.
for an elective credit'?
Or does it have to be all voluntary?Since it is your class you decide the level of support required. The following 2 questions can be determined from the laws that you found at the law library .
Can the kids go to the Bible class every day? or only so many times a week? Does
this class work the same for k-8th grade as it does for highschool?
In His Name; Shannon Perkins
Ben.. @ juno.net