Montana - Sports participation fees--allowed: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires fees for participation, but provides for waivers or a cap on the amount of money to be collected.

M.C.A. 20-9-214. Fees.

(1) The trustees of a district may:

  • (a) require pupils in the commercial, industrial arts, music, domestic science, scientific, or agricultural courses to pay reasonable fees to cover the actual cost of breakage and of excessive supplies used; and
  • (b) charge pupils a reasonable fee for a course or activity not reasonably related to a recognized academic and educational goal of the district or a course or activity held outside normal school functions. The trustees may waive the fee in cases of financial hardship.
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