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Teacher Asked To Apologize Over Pledge Of Allegiance Controversy

A teacher had school police escort a Maryland middle school student from her classroom when she refused to stand and say the Pledge of Allegiance. However, the school says she is within her rights not to stand, and now the student's mother wants an...

School Divided Over Pledge

A heated controversy over the pledge of allegiance at a Vermont elementary school is dividing the small town of Woodbury, Vermont. It is also reinforcing my own decision to send our kids to a private Catholic school, despite the financial sacrifi...

What's wrong with the pledge?

The pledge of allegiance, with its references to "Richard Stans" and our "invisible" nation, is mis-quoted every morning by public school children across the nation. There are those, however, who are unhappy about this, most famously because of the t...

High school students walk out on pledge

On the first day or school, Jared and I had a chat about the pledge of allegiance as it is currently recited in schools across the nation. If you know anything about me, you can probably guess the two-word phrase that was the focus of our discussion:...

Florida student called ungrateful and un-american for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance

Florida law requires that all students stand during the recitation of the pledge of allegiance, and that same law requires students to show written permission from their parents before declining to orally recite the pledge. That law is now being chal...

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