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On Tuesday, we told you about the principal of Waukee’s Northwest High School refusing to allow a USA-theme day for homecoming. We have been told by multiple parents that the school is also not reciting the Pledge of Allegiance each day as required by Iowa law.

“A friend of mine who has a daughter at Northwest confirmed no Pledge of Allegiance,” one parent said.

“I’ve been asked to notify you that students at Waukee Northwest High School are NOT saying the Pledge of Allegiance,” another source said. “Waukee North Middle School does say the Pledge each morning.”

A new law passed last legislative session requires schools to offer students the chance to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day.

It is unknown who is to blame — individual teachers or the school administrators.

Author: Jacob Hall