Julie, I do understand and I love the "Pledge" but it consumes much needed
time and the kids don't seem impressed or interested. But I guess I should
do it anyway with them. Idus
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Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2002 7:48 AM
Subject: Re: "school appropriate"
> This is an interesting thread . . . I allow some things in my art room
> are not allowed in the larger school community just so personal expression
> doesn't seem entirely squelched -- like hats, for instance. I also don't
> make the students recite the Pledge of Allegiance -- is this bad? They
> high school students and it seems like an empty ritual to me, so I feel
> making them recite it. What do you think?