What’s In A Name? A Look At Ohio’s Public And Charter School Names

“What’s in a name?” Juliet Capulet famously mused to her paramour Romeo some years ago. “That which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet,” she opined for the ages.

But if Juliet thought that names like Montague and Capulet weren’t important in the end, are the names we place on schools and other buildings in the public square perhaps revealing about the civic values such names transmit?

A discussion about the names for public schools is timely in light of a debate going on in reaction to the recent mass murders of African-Americans in a church … Continue reading What’s In A Name? A Look At Ohio’s Public And Charter School Names