Montana Education Laws
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Public schools present a unique challenge for the law, since they are technically government entities and since students are generally minors. Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the education laws of Montana, with articles explaining the most common laws impacting Montana schools. This section includes articles on compulsory education laws, which require students to attend some kind of school for a certain period of time; corporal punishment, which is not allowed in the state; and laws requiring a certain level of privacy with regard to student records. This section also includes an article on Montana's law allowing teachers to lead students in school prayer, which is unenforceable under the U.S. Constitution. Click on a link below to learn more.
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