Atlanta school clarifies statement on Pledge of Allegiance; Pledge to remain in school

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Published: Aug. 9, 2018 at 9:30 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

August 9, 2018

ATLANTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- A school in Atlanta which had

has clarified their statement after public outcry.

Lia Santos, the Governing Board Chair of the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, released a statement clarifying that change was not to take the Pledge out of the school day, but rather to move it from an all-school meeting into individual classrooms.

You can see the full statement below.

The cited Georgia State Law, O.C.G.A. 20-2-310 (c)(1), reads;

The state of Florida also mandates the Pledge to be recited, saying in 1003.44 under Title XLVIII;