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Photo Gallery: Community meeting to discuss the name change of David Starr Jordan Middle School

Burbank Unified School District administrative secretary Laura Erisman takes notes at a Burbank Unified School District Facilities Naming Committee meeting to discuss changing the name of David Star Jordan Middle School at Burbank Unified School District headquarters on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The school’s namesake, Jordan was a well-known zoologist, educator and first chancellor of Stanford University who was also a known propagator of eugenics, a theory of controlled breeding and separating of races, which was later espoused by the Nazis. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Burbank Unified School District board member Steve Frintner, a member of the Burbank Unified School District Facilities Naming Committee, at a meeting to discuss changing the name of David Star Jordan Middle School at Burbank Unified School District headquarters on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The school’s namesake, Jordan was a well-known zoologist, educator and first chancellor of Stanford University who was also a known propagator of eugenics, a theory of controlled breeding and separating of races, which was later espoused by the Nazis. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
David Starr Jordan Middle School Principal Jennifer Meglemre, a member of the Burbank Unified School District Facilities Naming Committee, at a meeting to discuss changing the name of David Star Jordan Middle School at Burbank Unified School District headquarters on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The school’s namesake, Jordan was a well-known zoologist, educator and first chancellor of Stanford University who was also a known propagator of eugenics, a theory of controlled breeding and separating of races, which was later espoused by the Nazis. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Burbank resident Gerrard Panahon, a member of the Burbank Unified School District Facilities Naming Committee, at a meeting to discuss changing the name of David Star Jordan Middle School at Burbank Unified School District headquarters on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The school’s namesake, Jordan was a well-known zoologist, educator and first chancellor of Stanford University who was also a known propagator of eugenics, a theory of controlled breeding and separating of races, which was later espoused by the Nazis. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
David Starr Jordan Middle School parent Laura Jimenez, a member of the Burbank Unified School District Facilities Naming Committee, at a meeting to discuss changing the name of David Star Jordan Middle School at Burbank Unified School District headquarters on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The school’s namesake, Jordan was a well-known zoologist, educator and first chancellor of Stanford University who was also a known propagator of eugenics, a theory of controlled breeding and separating of races, which was later espoused by the Nazis. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
David Starr Middle School eighth grader Ixchel Sanchez Jimenez, a member of the Burbank Unified School District Facilities Naming Committee, at a meeting to discuss changing the name of David Star Jordan Middle School at Burbank Unified School District headquarters on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The school’s namesake, Jordan was a well-known zoologist, educator and first chancellor of Stanford University who was also a known propagator of eugenics, a theory of controlled breeding and separating of races, which was later espoused by the Nazis. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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