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Constitution Day and Veterans Day

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Constitution Day
September 17 is Constitution Day. The purpose of Constitution Day is to commemorate the signing of the supreme law of the land in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. Federal law requires that all schools receiving federal funds hold an educational program for their students on September 17 of each year. 
See the following links for Constitution Day resources:
Founding Documents Collection from Newsela - primary sources adapted for multiple reading levels with accompanying writing prompts and multiple choice quizzes. Create a free account to access the resources. 
Veterans Day

ORC 3316.602 (D) The board of education ... shall require each district school to devote time on or about Veterans’ day to an observance that conveys the meaning and significance of that day. The amount of time each school devotes to this observance shall be at least one hour.

ORC 5.23 (School Holidays) (B) The tenth day of November is designated as “veterans educate today’s students day” or “V.E.T.S. day.” Each elementary and secondary school in this state is encouraged to commemorate and observe this day by inviting veterans, on or about this day, to visit the school and discuss their military experiences with the students of the school.
Click on the links below for Veterans Day resources: 
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