Rapid City students look to expand ‘In God We Trust’ requirement

As Rapid City, South Dakota School Board members prepared to look at early budget numbers on Monday night, they were hit with a surprise.

Members of the ‘Working to Initiate Social Equality Club’ (WISE) at Stevens High School came before the school board with an idea. They take issue with a new law requiring the motto ‘In God We Trust’ to be displayed in every public school.

The law says it has to be displayed in a prominent location, and can take the form of a plaque, student artwork, or another form approved by the principal. The students are proposing a new design which they say is more inclusive.

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