6:255 Assemblies and Ceremonies

Assemblies must be approved by the Building Principal and be consistent with the District’s educational goals.

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

Cross Reference:

6:070 Teaching About Religions

Legal Reference(s): 

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).

Date Adopted: 01/26/2010