Sioux Fall School Board votes on daily Pledge in schools

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The board unanimously voted for the policy change Monday, which now specifies the Pledge be said at all grade levels, but states that no student will be forced to participate.

Monday’s meeting filled almost every seat in the Instructional Planning Center, with a number of veterans in attendance.

The change in policy comes two weeks after a relatively minor addition to district policy sparked a major uproar that rippled nationally.

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