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Old 09-04-2009, 05:35 PM
 
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I don't want to make a political statement. (well, okay...I do, but I won't), but I have a question to ask a large group of teachers from all over the country. It comes from a conversation that I had with my MIL. She wanted to know if my students/and her grandchildren said the pledge of allegiance everyday at their respective schools. She said that she was watching a show that said that school students were not saying the pledge and that she wanted to know if her grandchildren were learning about America the free and saying the pledge. I was taken aback, but said that we did every day and that I found it hard to believe that other schools in the country would purposefully not say the pledge. Now, I want to have some sort of proof for her. So, do your students say the pledge of allegiance every day? Thanks.


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No. I sub all over the Portland, OR area, and I don't think I've been in a single classroom that said the pledge in the morning.

I am from NY, though, and everyone there does, usually over the loudspeaker with the AM announcements. I think it's state law. My cooperating teacher even said it again for the PM K class.
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everyday............

and you know what else my district did? They put up an "In God We Trust" on a flag background plaque in a frame over the door in every classroom in the county.

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I am in Texas, we do the Pledge to both US and Texas flags as well as 1 min silence.
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No, we don't always say it, but I don't think its on purpose, I just think the AP got carried away with her haranging [sp] and forgot New year so I'm not sure what will happen.

Aside: I worked pt in a nursing home a few years ago & we used to say the pledge everyday overhead...many of the residents wanted to hear/say it.


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We say it every day as a whole school being led by the P or AP and it is always followed by a moment of silence.
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Wow! Thanks for the fast replies.

To: grav def-- Is there a particular reason why the classes are not saying the pledge? I used to teach AM and PM kindergarten and would always say it with the AM class, but would often forget to do it with the PM class. But, I wasn't intentionally being disrespectful..just crazy busy.

I am in PA and all of the districts around me say the pledge according to friends in those districts.
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To: grav def-- Is there a particular reason why the classes are not saying the pledge?
Not that I know of. I mean, I don't think there's anything prohibiting it, if that's what you mean.
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We have no school rule about it. We each do our own thing. In my class I did the pledge daily until parents complained. Many were of religions that did not allow them to recite the pledge, and others had whatever reason, so I just stopped. Haven't done it since.
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Yes, thank you. I guess that I just want to tell her that if one doesn't say the pledge that it isn't some sort of liberal conspiracy. We may get busy or whatever, but it's not an intentional display of rebellion against America.


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Admin does it over the intercom mostly every day, but I don't require students to say it because according to state law I cannot (I also don't say it myself due to my personal beliefs). However, they all must stop what they are doing and show respect (me included). I have always had a mix of kids who do and don't participate. No one complains.
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We all gather in the gym before school and the pledge is said following morning announcements. I thought it was a law that school children recite the pledge. If someone is unable to due to religious beliefs, they stand but are not required to recite it. I remember the moving experience of the entire school gathering around the flagpole and reciting our Pledge after 9/11. Never were the words said with more thought and understanding.
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and we say it at my school every day.
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:29 PM
 
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We say it every day. It is on our morning announcements on the tv. We have 5th graders that lead it.
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:37 PM
 
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I'm in VA. We say it every morning - whole school.
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This year, we began reciting the pledge together every morning. It's sad when the seventh graders who are "leading" the pledge can't recite it!

I miss reciting the pledge with my class individually, because we always went right into a class pledge after. And I had time to make sure they could all find their right hands before beginning!
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We have a new admin this year so I don't know what to expect. Last year we said it whole school along with a patriotic song every Monday. I teach 4th and would often forget to do it the remainder of the days. I will definitely do a better job next year. Btw, being a liberal does not make one unpatriotic. . Our uniforms are red, white, and blue and I love it!
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I'm in NC and we do whole school pledge every day.
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I'm in New Jersey,

We say it every day!
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It is state law in Idaho.

We have no PA system (o-o-o-l-l-d school) and say it in the classrooms. I know that the secondary teachers seem to forget more than the elementary - I think it's because many of us have pledge leaders. They do not neglect to do it on purpose.

Our principal puts a reminder in the bulletin every so often.
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We say the pledge everyday. We go outside for a flag ceremony and announcements. We used to raise the flag every morning, but we don't have a flag pole at our new location, so we unfurl it and say the pledge. We did sing the National Anthem a few times this year.
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we say it everyday and I have to say I think it is a great way to unify the class. I forgot most of last year, but this year I am on top of it and I really think it has some role in bringing the class together and having a sense of community. The classroom atmosphere is better this year.
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Old 09-04-2009, 08:17 PM
 
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We say in every day in MD at the beginning of our daily morning television show.
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Yep! It's part of the curriculum the way I see it. Patriotism, symbols and traditions...it's a tangible thing and a great way to create community. I do not require that anyone say if they choose not to but id require that they stand up and be respectful.

I want to hear what others say and do.

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I seriously doubt any kid in my school knows the Pledge of Allegiance. But they all know all three verses (and the refrain) of Hawai'i Pono'i, which we sign as an entire school on the lawn every Monday morning.

I should add that we finally do have a US flag now, centrally located next to the Hawaiian flag. The classrooms all have Hawaiian flags inside.

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Our entire school says the pledge every day in the gym. It seems like the only way to start the day.
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We say it daily after morning announcements.
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I'm in NY and we recite the pledge every morning over the PA, then do the same with our school pledge. We have quite a diverse population, so some students don't recite the pledge, but they are required to stand and be respectful.
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The principal gives morning announcements on the PA, we do the Pledge, then say the school rules (4)
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My school says the Pledge every Monday morning after the announcements for the week. I usually have at least one student that does not say it due to his/her family's beliefs. They have always stayed seated...May I ask an innocent question here? For those of you that have similar children and have them stand, in a way, isn't that making them partake in it even though they aren't saying the words?
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No, we don't say it.
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Southern California - we say it every morning.
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Georgia - the whole school does it together. It's on our news show and each week a different class sends students up to lead it. We also have a "moment of silence" after the pledge (mandated by Georgia legislature about 2 years ago).
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I teach in a small private school in WI. We all meet in our church auditorium and say the pledge to the American flag, Christian flag, and Bible.
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I teach in a public school in Alabama - we say it every morning as part of the morning broadcast. If fact, each class takes turns sending students to the broadcast room to be on the TV leading the pledge for the whole school
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everyday as well as singing the natl' anthem led by the counselor on the PA
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Yes, every morning at the end of announcements is a moment of silence followed by the Pledge. I have been in schools where students do not stand and recite it with the rest of students if it is against their religious beliefs or something like that, but I've not been in a school where it was not done daily.
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In MD schools its said every morning before announcements. I ask that the kids stand, the older ones don't like to recite it anymore. When they ask why I tell them its out of respect for your country!

I've already had one teacher say they're not comfortable with the "under God" line (I know there's been controversy about it) but I don't have a problem with it. Apparently, it's offensive to people who don't believe in God.
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Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge to the Texas Flag
School Pledge
Moment of Silence

Our P tells the kids to sit for the moment of silence. They don't understand why we do it or what it means. They don''t understand the pledges either. The words mean nothing to them. My grade level will cover this in social studies but not every one at my school does.
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This tells the Pledge requirements state by state.

http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/....aspx?id=17035

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We say the Pledge each day....IL
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as part of the morning announcments. I have had students who, for religious reasons, will not say it, but I insist that everyone stand and be respectful.

Sadly, some middle school students think it is a time to be a little goofy.
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Is there a particular reason why your school does not say it?
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we say it every day. If a parent does not wish their child to participate the child still stands but does not speak.
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We say the pledge daily followed by a moment of silence.
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Is there a particular reason why your school does not say it?
I really don't know. We all have flags in our classroom, but that's about it. I don't know of any teacher in our school who says it (they might, but I don't know of one). A few years ago we did the pledge in the morning over the loudspeaker. We don't even do morning announcements anymore, though. We really don't have any kind of morning "homeroom" time. We are expected to start instruction pretty much as soon as the tardy bell rings.
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We say it together as a whole school every day. I believe it's a state law.
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It starts our day! I only had a couple of requests from parents telling me that their children can stand but were to not recite the pledge with the class because of their religion. I respected their wishes.
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We say the pledge every morning. I teach in a private school but I know the public school children in our town say the pledge every morning too.
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after announcements. It's student led, over the intercom, followed by the school responsibility pledge. In the 15 years I've been at this school, there has rarely been a child in my class who did not recite the pledge with us. When, for religious beliefs, that did occur, the student stood quietly and respectfully until we were finished.
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Wow.!I can't believe there are school in AMERICA not saying the pledge daily. We have a moment of silence,the pledge and the National Anthem everyday lead over the loudspeaker.
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Iowa here: No, we do not. Whole school together on the 1st day of school. Teacher discretion for the rest of the year. Some weeks, I'll say it maybe 2 times. We do a special unit later on in the year about the pledge and its meaning. When you say something rote everyday, it becomes nothing but words unless discussion is held about why you say it, and what it means, and how it has changed, and who wrote it, etc. We do teach respect at our school, and how we need to be respectful of all religions and cultures, even if we don't agree with their teachings.
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My 4th graders recite the pledge every morning after announcements, followed by a patriotic song. I have had students in the past that did not recite, but stood respectfully.

I believe that children need to learn about the symbols of their country so that these words become real, not just something that is said from memory. My class could tell anyone what each of the phrases mean.

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As a whole school, led by a couple of students over the intercom.
Everyday.
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Every morning, via morning announcements, we say the school pledge, have a moment of silence and then say the Pledge of Allegiance.
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We say the pledge as a whole school. It is the last thing on the morning announcements that are led by the counselor, secretary, or other teachers. Our principal rarely leads the announcements. My students usually add "I'm proud to be an American" at the end of the Pledge.
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When you say something rote everyday, it becomes nothing but words unless discussion is held about why you say it, and what it means, and how it has changed, and who wrote it, etc.
That's an excellent point. How many elementary school kids even know what the word "allegiance," or even "pledge," means? I certainly didn't, as a kid; I just said the words every day.

It reminds me of the Ramona Quimby book where she learns the national anthem, then goes home and asks her mother to turn on the "dawnzer," which she thinks is a lamp: "The dawnzer lee light."
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It is recited in our school daily, but a pet peeve I have is that most folks say," I pledge of allegiance..."
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So. Cal. -- We said it daily when I worked at a District school. Was up to us at a charter school. We were not provided with a flag at this school, I brought my own. I believe our principal thought it was some kind of indoctrination or something.

I will start working at another charter school on Wed. where they will say it and sing the National Anthem daily before going into class.
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We are just outside of DC in the NoVA suburbs and say the pledge every day, followed by a ridiculous moment of silence.
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I'm from Kansas and we say the Pledge of Allegiance every morning. It follows the announcements for the day and is student lead over the intercom.
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Yes, every morning over the announcements.

We follow this order:

1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Pledge to Texas Flag
3. School Pledge
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in NC after morning announcements. Our district also has the pictures kinderteachnc mentioned. I think the local Lions Club (or something similar) donated them to the school system. The lawyers had to figure out if it was OK to put them up. Apparently it was!
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I teach in an urban school district in Ohio and the principal ends the morning announcements with the Pledge. She picks a classroom a week at a time (by grade level) to send children (anywhere from 3 to 6 a day) to the office to lead the Pledge. It's really nice hearing the kids' voices and they love going down there! She waits until the end of the year for the kindergarteners to be called 'cause they spend the year learning how to say it.

I've had children being raised as Jehovah's Witnesses in the past and I've NEVER made them stand when the Pledge was being said. To me, that's circumventing their parents' upbringing and I won't be a part of it. They sit quietly and do their seat work/read until it's over.

My very first year teaching, I was in a different building and we NEVER said the Pledge. It was up to each teacher to do it in his/her classroom. That year I never really did it.

A few years ago, I had a hearing impaired student who had a full-time interpreter. We learned to say the Pledge in sign language, and oddly enough, I find myself doing that everytime the Pledge is said. Each year my students are curious and I do teach it to them--some learn it and continue to do sign language and others don't. It's personal choice.
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I teach in a private school and we pledge to the Bible, the Christian flag and the American flag I think its sad that our country is so busy being "inclusive", that our school children in some places know nothing about the pledge, or even what it means to make a promise and stick to it no matter what----because thats basically what our pledge means anyway!
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I teach at a school in CA where over half of the students immigrated from Asia or the Middle East and we say the pledge every day before announcements. All students and staff are expected to stand and be respectful even if they aren't saying it due to religious or personal beliefs. If I was in another country, I would stand when that country's pledge was said or its anthem was played. Just a sign of respect.
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I am in Texas, and we say the Pledge, State Pledge, and a moment of silence. During the moment of silence, I explain that you can pray, meditate, think, daydream, etc. .. just be very quiet. Personally, I say a prayer myself (and goodness knows with the class I have this year, I will need every prayer I can get.)
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I had posted earlier about how I wonder if making the children stand is in a way making them participate, even if they're not saying anything. I just keep thinking about this. I have been Lutheran all of my life. My cousins are Catholic. When I have been to their church for a baptism, First Communion, etc., I do not kneel or take part in other rituals that are of that faith. Likewise, when they have been to my church, they do not take part in the communion. We mutually respect each other's religions/beliefs/traditions. Isn't the whole standing/sitting thing kind of the same? My Jehovah's Witness children do not participate in the pledge because it is not something they believe in. I really think that if they are standing, they are partially taking part in what the rest of us do and I just don't think it's right. Am I wrong?
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I agree that requiring a student to stand is tantamount to having them participate. I think that the teacher should talk with the child about what makes him/her comfortable. Being the only kid sitting could feel bad, but feeling like you've been forced to stand could also be bad. Obviously, the child should remain quiet and still during the recitation out of respect. I would guess that it depends on the individual kid. Personally, I wish we didn't say the pledge every morning. I think that through sheer repetition it becomes completely meaningless to the kids. I know that I'M tired of saying it. I, too, found it very moving to say after 9/11, but perhaps reserving it for special days would be a good idea. (Veteran's Day, 9/11, etc.)
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I appreciate your point, Tea"cheer", but in my experience it's the parents of the Jehovah's Witness students who have already taught their children that they are to stand quietly and respectfully during the pledge. Years ago, the first time I had a JW student, his mom brought me pamphlets explaining how to treat a JW student, and it stated in the information exactly that - that the student is to stand respectfully but does not participate in the pledge. Maybe that's something that varies (as so much does!) across our country. I have one to three JW students every year and they have always automatically stood during the pledge without ANY prompting from me.

During medal ceremonies at the Olympics the announcer always asks everyone in the venue to please stand for the playing of the national anthem, no matter what country the gold-medal winner is from. It's just being respectful; it doesn't mean you're denouncing your own country or becoming a citizen of another.
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We don't say it every day at my school. We do say it at the start of every assembly.
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Perhaps it is a generational thing. I am in my forties and come from a military family who has had members die while serving this great country of ours. I cannot imagine ever growing tired of the pledge or the anthem. I recited the pledge in school every day while growing up and never felt it became meaningless words. The anthem still makes me tear up. Perhaps I'm just a sap--- I don't know....but I'm glad we live in a country where we have a choice and won't be killed if our opinions differ.
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I have had Witnesses in the past and they have always sat. I didn't feel as though they were being disrespectful. I honestly would have felt disrespectful asking them to stand. They have always sat quietly, however. I have the sibling of a Witness that I had a few years ago and their mother is so amazingly wonderful about explaining everything to me. I will ask her about this tomorrow so that I am doing the right thing (at least for the students in my room). Stuff like this always makes me think of our social studies unit on culture. Respecting others' differences in cultures and beliefs, etc. is always something we'll have to do. Just spending time on PT is living proof of that!
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Yes we do it every day exept for the first 2 weeks of school since we teach kindergarten and we have to teach them how to have respect for the flag and to put their right hand over their hearts. Right now they are still in training mode. Our school has all the kids in the cafeteria and they sing some songs and do the pledge. Our Jehova's Witness kids just stand there respectfully but we don't force them.
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YES, We say it every morning with our morning announcements.
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Every day one student is chosen to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Pledge. Students in the classrooms stand, recite it with that person, then remain standing for a moment of silence.
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We say the Pledge everyday, but I have to admit, I am very hesitant about doing so. I know I shouldn't be, but my classroom is made up of cultures from all around the globe - many of whom do not believe in God. However, I've never had a complaint. I guess until I do, I'll keep saying it. They should know it.
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We say it everyday in my school in Indiana....although I don't think the students understand what it means and why we say it, but we all say it.
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We say it every day. I teach first and have a poster from Really Good Stuff that explains the pledge and we create a book that goes phrase by phrase to explain the pledge so that kids DO understand what they are doing every day.

To those who say the kids don't understand what they are doing, please use this as a teachable moment.
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Each morning is the morning assembly and the whole school says the Pledge together. Students are taught a pride in their country, but also given a choice whether or not to say it. If they do not wish to say it, we need the note from home corroborating. We had a short spurt of time where kids were literally saying they didn't want to do the pledge, because they didn't feel like standing up! So we instituted the Note from Home Rule.
Several teachers also have their students repeat the pledge in their room secondarily. I think the pledge is seriously important!!!!
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everyday it comes over the loud speaker plus I have my kids sing a patriotic song! No matter what kind of parent meeting I'm at...where I live and where I teach it is also said. I'm from New Jersey
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We don't say it. I don't think we ever even thought about it. Nobody is boycotting the U.S. or anything. We actually talk a lot about politics, I will bring it up to the Head Teacher at our school. It honestly would feel really weird saying the pledge. I haven't said it since ... I don't know when. It doesn't make me less patriotic though. I teach at a private school in California.
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We say it. Our school has asked that we do in each classroom. It is not on the loud speaker, but is requested.
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It's how I start every school day in Louisiana.
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I teach on a military base here in Hawaii and you bet we say it everyday. I even stress the fact that their parents are fighting for the country that that flag represents and they better show some respect! AND I'm a bleeding heart elite (never been elite in my life until now) liberal.
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I teach here in SC and we say the pledge, our school pledge, and sing a different patriotic song each day during our news show. By the end of K each of my children then know 5 different songs about our country. I love it.
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Our principal leads the school every day over the loudspeaker. Even the parents say it on Back - to - School night.
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Before and after school each building hosts an outside group that wants to sponsor a bible study and many many kids attend that (many I think as a free dc JMHO). The pledge is said k-6 all together each morning in the gymacafatorium (lol) in 7-12 it is said via student tv broadcast along w/ other announcements. MANY students step out during pledges and moments of silence due to religion (they also don't attend b day arties, etc) In the past the schools had also stopped doing xmas and halloween and easter, etc but it is on the comeback. I am in KS (edge of the biblebelt)
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The pledge is said on the tv morning announcements nearly every day (once in a while they don't do the morning program). Even though I teach social studies, I don't stress about making the kids say the pledge - gotta pick your battles. I know in the ideal world that every student would be proudly standing and reciting all the words correctly, but we don't live in that world. Nonetheless, even though a couple choose not to stand, they know to be 100% respectful.
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Yes, everyday. In fact we also pledge to the Christian flag and the Bible. Can you tell I work in a Christian school?
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I'm in Texas. We say the US and Texas pledge in Spanish and English, then a moment of silence, then the learners creed. I just wish the announcement would come at the same time each morning.
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I noticed a poster who felt the children didn't understand what they were saying as they recite the pledge. We have a circle up discussion about this so that the children understand just what it is they are saying!

I teach the childrena new "flag song" each month and once again lyrics are explained.
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As a class we say the three pledges already mentioned: American Flag, Christian Flag and the Bible.
I have a unit study on the Am. Pledge which I haven't had time for YET.
I have heard ps teachers say that they don't do it.
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I am in Texas, we do the Pledge to both US and Texas flags as well as 1 min silence.
Ditto...that is what we do too.
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