Alabama Passes Bill Requiring Brief Period of Silence in Public School Classrooms

Alabama Passes Bill Requiring Brief Period of Silence in Public School Classrooms

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House bill HB19 in Alabama is passed as Act 98-381. It requires that every public school classroom in the state begin each day with a

"brief period of quiet reflection for not more than 60 seconds with the participation of each pupil in the classroom."

This same act also repeals Section 16-1-20.1, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to a period of silence for meditation in the public schools.

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