3140 - Flag Display
|Policy: Flag Display||Policy Number: 3140|
|Date of Original Policy: 07/10/2002||Date Revision Adopted: 11/06/2019|
|Reviewed by Policy Committee: 09/20/2019||Date of Next Review: 09/28/2022|
|Replacement of Policy Number:|
In keeping with State Education Law and Executive Law, the District accepts its duty to display the United States flag upon or near each public school building during school hours, weather permitting, and such other times as the states may require or the Board may direct.
When ordered by the President, Governor, or local official, to commemorate a tragic event or the death of an outstanding individual, the flag shall be flown at half-staff. The Superintendent’s approval shall be required for the flag to be flown at half-staff upon any other occasion. Regulations for seeking such approval shall be established in the Administrative Manual of the District.
The flag shall be displayed in every assembly room (i.e. the auditorium) including the room where the Board of Education meetings are conducted, as well as, displayed in all rooms used for instruction.
Education Law Sections 418 and 419
Executive Law Sections 402 and 403
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations
(NYCRR) Secons 108.1- 108.3