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Harford County school board votes to rename schools named for slaveowners

March 16, 2022

The Board of Education of Harford County unanimously voted Monday to rename William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School and John Archer School after it was pointed out by residents and the NAACP that the existing names had ties to slavery.“Environments for student learning, extracurricular activities and other school-sponsored  shall be designed by the school system as to be equitable, fair, safe, diverse and inclusive,” Superintendent Sean Bulson said in a report presented to the board.

Article Source: The Aegis

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