FNA(LEGAL) - STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: STUDENT EXPRESSION

First Amendment

Freedom of Speech

Prayer at School Activities

Federal Funds

Expression of Religious Viewpoints

Policies

  1. Provide the forum in a manner that does not discriminate against a student's voluntary expression of a religious viewpoint, if any, on an otherwise permissible subject;
  2. Provide a method, based on neutral criteria, for the selection of student speakers at school events and graduation ceremonies;
  3. Ensure that a student speaker does not engage in obscene, vulgar, offensively lewd, or indecent speech; and
  4. State, in writing, orally, or both, that the student's speech does not reflect the endorsement, sponsorship, position, or expression of the district.

Disclaimer

Class Assignments

Patriotic Observances

Note: For requirements for any social studies course in the required curriculum, including requirements for student discussion, see EMB.

Winter Celebrations

  1. "Merry Christmas";
  2. "Happy Hanukkah"; and
  3. "Happy holidays."

White Deer ISD

FNA(LEGAL)-P

UPDATE 105

DATE ISSUED: 7/4/2016