00 HOUSE BILL NO. 267
01 "An Act authorizing credit in a public correspondence study program for privately
02 purchased curriculum materials from a religious institution."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 14.03.090 is amended to read:
05 Sec. 14.03.090. Partisan, sectarian, or denominational doctrines
06 prohibited. Except as provided in (b) of this section, partisan [PARTISAN],
07 sectarian, or denominational doctrines may not be advocated in a public school during
08 the hours the school is in session. A teacher or school board violating this section may
09 not receive public money.
10 * Sec. 2. AS 14.03.090 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
11 (b) Nothing in this section prohibits a school district that operates a
12 correspondence study program from giving credit for the completion of curriculum
13 using materials purchased with private funds from a religious institution if the
14 materials are otherwise aligned with state performance standards.