Code Section

Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 65001]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

PART 28. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS [51000 - 53315]

  ( Part 28 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Required Courses of Study [51200 - 51284.5]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

ARTICLE 4. Exemptions from Requirements [51240 - 51246]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

  
51240.  

(a) If any part of a school’s instruction in health conflicts with the religious training and beliefs of a parent or guardian of a pupil, the pupil, upon written request of the parent or guardian, shall be excused from the part of the instruction that conflicts with the religious training and beliefs.

(b) For purposes of this section, “religious training and beliefs” includes personal moral convictions.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 896, Sec. 49. Effective September 29, 2004. Note: Similar provisions were in the previous Section 51240, which was enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010, and repealed by Stats. 2003, Ch. 650.)