Section 6 - Instruction

  • Instructional Resources

    Policy 6:255

    Assemblies and Ceremonies

    Assemblies must be approved by the Building Principal and be consistent with the District's educational objectives.

    The District shall not endorse or otherwise promote invocations, benedictions, and group prayers at any school assembly, ceremony, or other school-sponsored activity.


    LEGAL REF.:


    Lee v. Weisman, 112 S.Ct. 2649 (1992).
    Jones v. Clear Creek Independent School District, 977 F.2d 963 (5th Cir. 1992),
    reh’g denied, 983 F.2d 234 (5th Cir. 1992) and
    cert. denied, 113 S.Ct. 2950
    (1993).


    CROSS REF.:     

     

    6:70 (Teaching about Religion)

     

    ADOPTED:

     

    May 20, 2002