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Requiring second grade students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish every day without their parents’ knowledge or consent is outrageous and violates Article 28 of Arizona’s Constitution which makes English the official language of the state,” says K.C. McAlpin, executive director of ProEnglish, a group that advocates for official English.
“ProEnglish and the parents of the student involved in this case strongly support teaching foreign languages to American school children. But the line should be drawn at reciting the Pledge of Allegiance or singing our National Anthem. That conveys the wrong message, especially in a state that has made English its official language,” McAlpin said.