SD school boards group supporting daily pledge - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

SD school boards group supporting daily pledge

Posted: Updated:

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - The Associated School Boards of South Dakota is supporting the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance by students at all grade levels.

The issue became a hot topic in the state after a decision by the Sioux Falls School Board to not extend a daily pledge to high schools led to a barrage of criticism.

The Sioux Falls board reversed course and asked high school students to recite the pledge daily. The Rapid City School Board followed suit.

Associated School Boards of South Dakota member Duane Alm said the board overwhelmingly passed a resolution in late November in support of students at all grade levels reciting the pledge daily - to instill patriotism and to educate about "the principles the United States was founded upon."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KSFY. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service or our EEO Report.