Sep 19, 2011
Date Resolved

AU learned that a public-school district in California decided to allow the senior class at the high school to vote on whether prayer would be included at the graduation ceremonies. We wrote to district officials to explain that public schools cannot include prayers as part of public high-school graduations, whether by vote or otherwise. We received a response letting us know that the school district revoked their previous decision and instituted a moment of silence in lieu of a prayer.