20 U.S. Code § 2393. Construction

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to permit, allow, encourage, or authorize any Federal control over any aspect of a private, religious, or home school, regardless of whether a home school is treated as a private school or home school under State law. This section shall not be construed to bar students attending private, religious, or home schools from participation in programs or services under this chapter.

Amendment of Section

Pub. L. 115–224, § 4, title II, § 201(a)(5), (6), July 31, 2018, 132 Stat. 1564, 1621, provided that, effective July 1, 2019, this section is renumbered section 213 of title II of Pub. L. 88–210.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2393, Pub. L. 88–210, title III, § 313, as added Pub. L. 105–332, § 1(b), Oct. 31, 1998, 112 Stat. 3122, related to construction of this chapter, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 109–270.

Another prior section 2393, Pub. L. 88–210, title III, § 333, formerly § 343, as added Pub. L. 98–524, § 1, Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2465; amended Pub. L. 100–418, title VI, § 6134(a), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1512; renumbered § 333, Pub. L. 101–392, title III, § 307(a)(2), Sept. 25, 1990, 104 Stat. 787, related to use of grant funds, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 105–332.

A prior section 313 of Pub. L. 88–210 was classified to section 2363 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 105–332.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–224 effective July 1, 2019, see section 4 of Pub. L. 115–224, set out as a note under section 2301 of this title.