SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 13
January 16, 1998
|FROM:||Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Guidelines on the Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance|
Section 22.1-202(B) of the Code of Virginia requires the Board of Education, in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, to develop guidelines on constitutional rights and restrictions relating to the recitation of the pledge of allegiance to the American flag in public schools. At the December 16 meeting of the Board of Education, the attached Guidelines on the Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance were adopted. Should you have any questions, you may contact the Department of Education at (804) 225-2023. RTL/mfm Attachment: A hard copy of this memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office.