Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
Guidance Document Information
Title Guidelines on the Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, Including Guidelines for Appropriate Etiquette and Conventions for Respecting the Dignity of the Flag
Document ID Flag/Moment of Silen
Summary 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 Virginia public schools. The guidelines include provisions that address the requirements of the Code of Virginia, the constitutionality of learning and reciting the Pledge, the appropriate etiquette and conventions for respecting the dignity and display of the American flag, and relevant state and federal constitutional concerns (i.e., freedom of speech and religion).
Effective Date 7/26/2001
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