High Schools Threaten to Punish Students Who Kneel During National Anthem


The controversy over kneeling in protest of racial injustice moved beyond the world of professional sports last week, when a number of schools told students they were expected to stand during the national anthem.

In New York, the Diocese of Rockville Centre, which runs a private Catholic school system, said students at its three high schools could face "serious disciplinary action" if they knelt during the anthem before sporting events.

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