I went to Catholic school growing up so we'd start every morning with a prayer and the pledge. According to a mother, a North Colonie student was required by force to stand against their religious beliefs and the situation was not handled appropriately.
I went to a Catholic school so we started every morning with a prayer and then pledge over the loudspeaker. Even though some schools are deciding to not do the pledge anymore, it's good to see that even children understand the importance and what it means.
Spreading patriotism throughout the Capital Region - that's what we do here at Townsquare Media in association with the Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour. Proud to be involved. This time it's the kids from Gardiner Dickenson School in Wynantskill
We have elementary school children recite the Pledge of Allegiance each weekday morning at 6 AM on the Sean and Richie show. Sometimes the kids and parents don't get to hear themselves, so as a public service I present "Pledges-On-Demand".
We wanted to remind you of how we value patriotism here at 'GNA. One way we're doing this is to have children of all ages recite the Pledge of Allegiance at 6 AM each weekday morning on the Sean and Richie show.
There have been rumblings of this movement for years. I can remember a boy who Witness I'd ever known who refused to say the pledge because of religious reasons. OK, I can accept that. But this is quite another: