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Utah school changes name to honor NASA engineer instead of Andrew Jackson

The Salt Lake City school board has voted to change the name of the city's oldest elementary school over an outcry about its namesake, former President Andrew Jackson. The school board voted ... read more

Utah school to be renamed to honor NASA's first black female engineer

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – A Utah elementary school is changing its name ... after U.S. President Andrew Jackson, but it will be re-named to honor Mary W. Jackson, who in 1958 became NASA’s ... read more

Utah school drops Andrew Jackson namesake to honor 'Hidden Figures' pioneer

A Salt Lake City school named after President Andrew Jackson will soon honor a ... The change will mark the first time a school in Utah's capital city to be named after a woman. Mary Jackson became ... read more

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Utah School To Be Named After Black NASA Mathematician

She had a college degree where President Andrew Jackson did not,” School Principal Jana Edward said in a statement. “Also, it means we get to recognize a black woman who became the first black female ... read more

Sen. Buttars drags Utah back to the dark ages

Welcome to the reality-based community dealing with the fantasy of creationism. Just four months ago, I wrote in this blog about the Utah school system’s Board of Education unanimously supporting a ... read more

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Affordable Housing Debate Continues to Rage in Montclair

Montclair Housing Commission chair Wendy McNeil concurred by noting that many Montclair residents have mischaracterized the concept of affordable housing with comments on Baristanet and in e-mails ... read more

Wag the Blog: Romney and the Mormon Question

Over the weekend we reported that a member of Sen. Sam Brownback's (R-Kans.) Iowa campaign staff had circulated a series of anti-Mormon talking points aimed at raising questions about former ... read more

Down goes Andrew Jackson as Utah school changes name to honor NASA engineer instead

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, the city’s school board voted this week to change the name of Jackson Elementary school from “Andrew” to “Mary W. Jackson.” The school's name now honors the first ... read more

Who Doesn't Vaccinate?

There’s an important paper in the New England Journal of Medicine this week about vaccine refusal, providing some alarming statistics on this growing phenomenon. Let’s begin with the basics: In the ... read more

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