San Francisco School Board Votes 6-1 To Rename 44 Schools
San Francisco’s school board voted 6-1 on Tuesday to accept a committee’s recommendation to rename 44 public schools that honor historical figures like Presidents Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson. A school named for current Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein will be retitled as well.
“It’s a message to our families, our students and our community,” said board member Mark Sanchez, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. “It’s not just symbolic. It’s a moral message.”
The board had been considering this move for some time, despite opposition from Mayor London Breed, a Democrat, who rightly objected to the timing.
“In the midst of this once in a century challenge, to hear that the District is focusing energy and resources on renaming schools—schools that they haven’t even opened—is offensive,” sa
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