8420 - Opening Exercises
|Policy: Opening Exercises||Policy Number: 8420|
|Date of Original Policy: 07/10/2002||Date Revision Adopted: 11/06/2019|
|Reviewed by Policy Committee: 09/20/2019||Date of Next Review: 10/21/2022|
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The Board of Education directs the administration to include the Pledge of Allegiance as part of the opening exercises in all the schools. Under certain circumstances, such as religious conviction, students may be excused from this requirement as a protection of the Constitutional rights.
Education Law Section 802
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Section 108.5