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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
Replacement of Policy Number:  

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

Superintendent: James R. Froio
Phone: 315.689.8500
Address: 9 N. Chappell St., PO Box 902 | Jordan, NY 13080