Title 17. Education

Chapter 1. General School Law

Part X-B. Early Learning Center Licensing


17:407.49      Parent-child relationship


The State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the department shall not interfere with the parent-child relationship regarding the religious training of a child, if both of the following conditions are met:


(1) The parent or legal custodian has enrolled his child in a child care facility, including but not limited to a child residential facility, operated by a religious, nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal income taxes pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3).


(2) As a condition of enrollment, the child is required to attend religious services or classes and the parent or legal custodian of the child agrees to such condition.


Added by Acts 2014, No. 868, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014. Amended by Acts 2015, No. 297, § 1.