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Constitution Day And Citizenship Day, Policy No. 581

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Constitution Day and Citizenship Day shall, in accordance with federal law, be held each year on September 17. The purpose of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is to commemorate the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the United States Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.

The technology center shall hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year for the students served by the district in observation of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. When September 17 falls on a weekend or holiday, the day shall be observed on a school day just before or after September 17. The manner in which the day shall be commemorated shall be within the superintendent’s discretion.

Reference: 36 U.S.C. § 106; Public Law 108-447 (Dec. 8, 2004).