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Escondido Union HSD  |  BP  6115  Instruction

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Patriotic Exercises

The Governing Board encourages activities that instill pride in our country.

At secondary schools, the Pledge of Allegiance shall be recited or patriotic exercises conducted each day.

The district respects the legal right of individuals not to participate in the salute to the flag for personal reasons.

(cf. 5145.2 Freedom of Speech/Expression)

(cf. 6141.6 Multicultural Education)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

37220-37223 Saturdays and holidays

45203 Paid holidays

45460 Classified employee week

52720 Daily performance of patriotic exercises in public schools

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 4

6 Time and occasion for display of flag

7 position and manner of display of flag

West Virginia State Board of Education et al v. Barnette et al, 319 U.S. 624 (1943)

Banks v. Board of Public Instruction, 314 F. Supp. 285 (1970)

Hanover v. Northrup, 325 F. Supp. 170 (1970)

Policy ESCONDIDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 15, 1994 Escondido, California