Above The Noise

When Should A School's Name Be Canceled?

Season 5 Episode 16 | 6m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

What’s in a name? That’s a loaded question when it comes to the names of public schools in the U.S. Some students across the country are leading the charge to rename schools that are named after people who they think do not reflect the values they want in their school’s namesake. In this video, journalist and host, Myles Bess asks how do you decide if, when, and how to rename a school?

Aired: 09/01/21

Rating: NR


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Above The Noise is a local public television program presented by KQED.