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Constitution to be taught in all schools Sept. 17

Congress has ordered all federally funded schools and colleges to hold an educational program each year on or around Sept. 17 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution, according to a notice sent to educators yesterday.
    Department of Education officials acknowledged their reluctance to dispatch the notice to chief state school officers and college and university presidents instructing them to conduct the program.
    “We provided the notice consistent with the law’s requirement,” said Susan Aspey, Department of Education spokeswoman.
    The congressional requirement was slipped into an omnibus appropriations bill in December by Sen. Robert C. Byrd, West Virginia Democrat. Mr. Byrd prides himself as the Senate’s chief proponent of America’s historical legacy.

For details go to the Washington Times at http://www.washingtontimes.com/functions/print.php?StoryID=20050524-114234-6960r

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