NYC principal bars students from singing 'God Bless the USA' at graduation | Fox News
A New York City principal has pulled the plug on patriotism by preventing students from singing "God Bless the USA" at their graduation.
.....But Hawkins marched in on a recent rehearsal and ordered a CD playing the anthem to be shut off, staffers said.
She told the teachers to drop the song from the program.
"We don't want to offend other cultures," they quoted her as explaining.