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III.C.
 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
 
Agenda Item
 

Meeting Date
April 25, 2017

Agenda Item Title
Recommend Approval of Naming the New Computer Science Magnet School at Old Newell Elementary

Staff Present

Toyia Matthews, Principal

Dr. Curtis Carroll, Learning Community Superintendent



Main Points

The School Naming Advisory Committee was established according to CMS Policy FF-R, Naming School. The committee included future parents, staff, the principal and community members. Following are the committee's top three choices and recommendation: 

  1. Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology
  2. Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy
  3. Dorothy J. Vaughan Elementary

Dorothy J. Vaughan's full biography can be viewed on NASA's website at: https://www.nasa.gov/content/dorothy-vaughan-biography



Fiscal Implications
None


Agenda Item Type
consent items


Motion
Recommend Approval of Naming New Computer Science Magnet School at Old Newell Elementary the Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology