Students try reciting pledge in other languages

12:50 PM, Nov 22, 2012   |    comments
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Rocky Mountain High School principal Tom Lopez told the Fort Collins Coloradoan on Wednesday that three parents complained, but he defended the practice as appropriate and called it a learning experience. Lopez says the purpose of the student-initiated club is to break down barriers between cultures. 

He says club members might recite the pledge in Korean, Arabic and Chinese in the future. 

Lopez says a law that allows students to choose whether or not to recite the pledge would apply to any language used. He says he is surprised by the complaints. 

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