The Board of Education has the responsibility to educate its
students to provide educational skills and to enable them to
participate in a democratic society that is multi-racial,
multi-religious and ethnically diversified. This education, of
necessity, involves the understanding of holidays of religious
The Board of Education is prohibited by the Constitution of the
State of Illinois, and that of the United States, from promoting or
establishing religion, advocating a belief or dogma, permitting
religious worship in its schools or infringing upon the constitutional
rights of its students.
Therefore, the Board of Education directs the Superintendent of
Schools to promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with
this policy of religious neutrality and cultural awareness.
Adopted: November 10, 1997