Naperville Unit District 203 officials are reviewing their policies after the Supreme Court’s recent decision in favor of a football coach’s right to pray on the field.

The case involving a Washington state high school coach is reminiscent of a 2015 controversy involving Naperville Central High School’s football team. At that time, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation complained to District 203 after photographs appeared to show former head coach Mike Stine leading players, who were kneeling, and other coaches in a moment of prayer on the field.

Superintendent Dan Bridges barred Stine from continuing the practice.

“This message has been communicated to the athletic directors at (Naperville Central and Naperville North) to ensure that this expectation is shared with coaches of all sports at all levels.” Bridges said in a statement at the time.

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