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7250 - Commemoration of School Facilities

School sites and facilities shall be named for individuals who have rendered outstanding public service to public education, for geographical locations, and for groups and clubs as indicated:

        A. Elementary, middle, and secondary schools - for U.S. Presidents, school board members, educators, outstanding citizens and geographical locations
        B. Other facilities, such as libraries, playgrounds and stadiums - for educators, outstanding citizens or for groups or clubs which assisted most in the establishment of the facility
        C. Suggested names shall be submitted in writing, including email and facsimile, to the Superintendent
        D. The School Board shall consider all suggested names together with names suggested by School Board members and District employees
        E. The School Board may, after consideration of all suggested names, request additional suggested names
        F. The School Board shall announce the deadline for acceptance of suggested names and then select the name for the school or District facility after consideration of all suggested names
        G. No person shall have more than one school district or facility named after that person


When naming a new school or other existing facility, input shall be solicited from neighboring schools and/or the community at large. A new school or facility shall be named after the construction contract has been awarded.

F.S. 1001.42
Revised: December 15, 2015
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