TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-22
Curriculum [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-22-11


§ 16-22-11 Pledge of allegiance.

(a) All public schools, commencing with preprimary school through and including high school, shall commence each day with the following pledge:

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

(b) Any person not wishing to participate in the "pledge of allegiance" is exempt from participation and need not participate in the pledge.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 282, § 1.)