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Saturday, 21 March 2015 - 13:16
US Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic leads school to apologise
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A school in New York state has apologised after receiving complaints because a student recited the US Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic.

The school's foreign language department arranged for the pledge to be read in a different language each day for a week.

Complaints were received from people who lost family in Afghanistan and from Jewish parents.

Neither the US nor New York state has an official language.

 
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