Have a question about the Pledge.

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  1. Sota

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    When I was young many years ago in school every morning we started with the Pledge of Aliegiance. Wondering when this stopped in schools. I know where I went to school we no longer did it once we hit the Jr High. But my understanding is that it is not done in public schools anymore. I think that is when the basket started to tip and that could be part of the real inconvenient truth this country has to worry about.
     
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    I graduated in 2008 and they still did it through then for sure at my school but I don't think it was too long after that it stopped.

    Edit: They still do it.
     
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    bout the time the Dems started gaining strenght
     
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    No longer reciting the Pledge in public schools is the pivotal point in the downfall of American society?


    I wasn't even born until 1990 and we said it all through school. My generation is the one being blamed for the apocalypse. I don't see your connection at all unless you are talking in generalities and not actually referring to the Pledge specifically.
     
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    Still do it to this day from where i graduated
     
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    My children not only say the pledge of allegiance each morning in school...but they sign real Christmas songs for their Christmas concert. God bless the small town.
     
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    It's just one of the straws on the camel's back. Pop culture has more to do with the state of things than anything else.
     
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    I teach in Terre Haute, Indiana (elementary, 4th grade) and we start everyday with the pledge and a moment of silence. I appreciate that our corporation still does this.
     
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    Thank you for your service and dedication.
     
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    We do it where I teach, every morning.
     
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    Glad to hear it is not dead, only close to the tall buildings and the coasts.
     
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    Hmmmmmm...what happened in 2008, I wonder?
     
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    We still say it here where I teach and at every school in this area as far as I know.
     
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    I teach in VA we still start each day with it and a moment of silence. Im in a middle school by the way
     
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    My kids pledge every morning during assembly. It's one of the benefits of being brought up in the midwest.
     
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    I'm from a town just south of Raleigh, NC. When I graduated in '11, during "announcements," we still recited the pledge every day but it was done by a student, not an administrator..I think someone found a loophole somewhere. Although it was recited everyday, you were not required to stand.
     
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    My kids say the pledge everyday here in GA.
     
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    Thank You , Sota, I appreciate that!
     

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