When Should a School Be Renamed?


What’s in a name? That’s a loaded question when it comes to the names of public schools in the U.S., which are commonly named after historical figures. But what if the person your school is named after did something problematic? Students across the country are leading the charge to rename schools after people who better reflect their school's values. How do you decide if, when and how to rename a school?

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Take a photo posing with a sign at your school displaying your school name. Pose expressing whether you think you should or should not change your school name and write a caption explaining why.