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Full coverage: Renaming of David Starr Jordan Middle School in Burbank

In mid-April, following months of discussion, community forums and appointing a special committee, the Burbank Unified school board unanimously voted to change the name of David Starr Jordan Middle School. The school’s now-former namesake was a proponent of eugenics. Students, teachers and alumni found that such beliefs are an insult to Burbank’s diverse and inclusive spirit. A new name has yet to be decided.

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