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NOLA Public Schools asking for public’s input on renamings

NOLA Public Schools
NOLA Public Schools
Published: Apr. 26, 2021 at 5:05 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is hosting a public meeting to gather the community’s input on names the District should consider in renaming 21 facilitates that officials say “honor figures from our painful past.”

The meeting is being held on Tues., April 27 at 4:30 p.m. Public comment will be limited to one minute. Any comment longer than one minute should be submitted via email to community@nolapublicschools.com.

NOLA-PS will be accepting community input through Friday, April 30, 2021.

You can attend the meeting virtually using the information below:

The renaming committee will consider public feedback, historical context, and local community ties of persons, places, or historical events to be honored. They will also be tasked with putting forth name recommendations for facilities that have been approved to move forward in the Facilities Renaming Initiative. As qualified renaming recommendations are proposed, the committee will consider public feedback, historical context, and local community ties of persons, places, or historical events to be honored to guide recommendations.

The Renaming Committee will be responsible for submitting renaming recommendations to the superintendent, who will ultimately present the final recommendation to the OPSB.

For more details about the renaming initiative, visit: https://nolapublicschools.com/renaming

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