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Following a community involvement process, the Board of Trustees chooses school names. The public is invited to submit names of individuals or geographic regions for each new school. During a public meeting, the School Naming Committee narrows down the nominated names to a short list of no more than ten options, which are then presented to the community for a vote. Any former finalists' names are also added to the short list. The Committee then considers the community vote at a subsequent public meeting before recommending the top three candidates to the Board of Trustees. In an open, public meeting, the Trustees choose the final name.


The practice of naming colleges after persons stretches back to the colonial era, when Harvard College was founded in 1635 and named after its first benefactor, John Harvard. As we approach nearly 400 years of this history, public and private K-12 schools and colleges have a lot of knowledge to draw on when weighing the legal, political, and community interests that are all entangled in such decisions.


The push for renaming various educational institutions, from K-12 schools to university programs, has become stronger in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, and many institutions are responding. Some names are chosen to honor persons who are revered by the community, while others are given in exchange for the individual's generosity. The following is an attempt to remedy this issue.


So many wondered who named this school, many felt whoever did, was lazy because the name is " Sekolo primary school" which in English means School primary school, this caused a stir on social media.


Source:https://twitter.com/thuso_thelejane/status/1529160796110045185?t=eNUnrmFA2JoiCzOJ7bcQNQ&s=19

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