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XLVIII , Chapter 1003 , 1003.44
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school board may allow any teacher or administrator to read, or to post
in a public school building or classroom or at any school-related
event, any excerpt or portion of the following historic material: the
national motto; the national anthem;
of allegiance; the Constitution of (...) Florida,
including the Preamble; the Constitution of the United States,
including the Preamble; the Bill of Rights; the Declaration of
Independence; the Mayflower Compact; the Emancipation Proclamation; the
writings, speeches, documents, and proclamations of the presidents of
the United States, the signers of the Constitution of the United States
and the Declaration of Independence, and civil rights leaders; and
- of the United States
Supreme Court. However, any material that is read,
posted, or taught pursuant to this provision may be presented only from
a historical perspective and in a nonproselytizing manner.
When less than an entire document is used, the excerpt or portion must
include as much material as is reasonably necessary to reflect the
sentiment of the entire document and avoid expressing statements out of
the context in which they were originally made. If the
material refers to laws or judicial decisions that have been
superseded, the material must be accompanied by a statement indicating
that such law or decision is no longer the law of the land.
No material shall be selected to advance a particular religious,
political, or sectarian purpose. (...)
History.--s. 137, ch. 2002-387.
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