May 19, 2009

What's In a Name?: MN School Seeks to Honor Obamas and Service-Learning

5/19/09 - St. Paul, MN - According to the StarTribune, "Webster Magnet Elementary voted earlier this month to change the school's name to "Barack and Michelle Obama Service Learning Elementary." The change needs the board's stamp of approval."

The article goes on to say "Webster is in its first year of a service-learning program, and the school wanted a new name to reflect the shift in focus. The site council, made up of parents and community members, put the Obama name and "Webster Service Learning Elementary" on the ballot. Students, staff and St. Paul residents were invited to cast ballots."

Read the full article here.

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