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Wichita students can get permission to kneel during anthem


October 6, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Students in Kansas' largest school district won't be disciplined for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance or national anthem, administrators say.

The guidance was issued to principals in the Wichita school district this week after President Donald Trump lashed out at NFL players for not standing during the anthem. The kneeling protests started last year as a statement against the killings of unarmed black men and boys at the hands of police.

Gil Alvarez, assistant superintendent of secondary schools, said in an email that students who object to participating "wil...

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