Policy 8420


Pledge of Allegiance

Each morning, the Pledge of Allegiance will be recited in all schools and classrooms of the District.

In compliance with various Federal court and Commissioner’s decisions, students may decline to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and may refrain from saluting the flag.  Students who choose to refrain from such participation have the responsibility to respect the rights and interests of classmates who so wish to participate in a meaningful ceremony.  Students may decline to participate in the salute to the flag and the Pledge of Allegiance without securing permission from their parents and/or guardians.

Adopted:  6/22/99
Revised:   9/6/22

Policy 8420