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6.255 - Assemblies and Ceremonies

Assemblies must be approved by the Building Principal and be consistent with the District’s educational objectives.
 
The District shall not endorse or otherwise promote invocations, benedictions, and group prayers at any school assembly, ceremony, or other school-sponsored activity.
 
LEGAL REF.: Lee v. Weisman, 112 S.Ct.2649 (1992)
Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe, 120 S.Ct. 2266 (2000).
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).
CROSS REF.: 6:70, 6:80
 
ADOPTED: October 4, 1999
UPDATED: May 2006
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