Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/25/2018 - 6:30 PM
Category: APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA
Type: Action
Subject: Direction to Superintendent Regarding School Names
ACPS Division Objective :
Policy:
Enclosure:
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Summary: After the presentation on October 18, 2018 regarding the desegregation of Albemarle County Public Schools in the western feeder pattern, Dr. Acuff asked the Board to consider the following request:
To direct Superintendent Dr. Matthew Haas to review our current policy on the naming of school buildings and facilities for the purpose of adding school division values to the criteria for such naming, and,

That the superintendent be directed to undertake a review of the naming of all schools in the division taking into account how faithful those designations are to the values of our school division,

and that the superintendent report back to this Board within six months, recommendations for changing the names of schools that are inconsistent with our values.

The Board asked that the recommendation be placed on the October 25, 2018 consent agenda for action.
Funding:
Recommendation: To direct Superintendent Dr. Matthew Haas to review our current policy on the naming of school buildings and facilities for the purpose of adding school division values to the criteria for such naming, and,

That the superintendent be directed to undertake a review of the naming of all schools in the division taking into account how faithful those designations are to the values of our school division,

and that the superintendent report back to this Board within six months, recommendations for changing the names of schools that are inconsistent with our values.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jennifer Johnston - School Board Clerk
Signed By:
Dr. Matt Haas - Superintendent