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Read these articles about locations throughout the country named after our 44th President.

Barack Obama Elementary School
Juthi Saha
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Barack Obama Elementary School

Hempstead, NY

The renaming was made possible by the initiative of the school's students. In fact, the district felt that Mr. Obama's election had made themselves more pridefulness. The school even has Obama signs plastered across the walls. District authorities said this school was the first school in the United States to be named after 44th President Obama. 

After the renaming, the school received many calls from alumni congratulating them on the new name. They were thrilled to hear a school was honoring Obama's presidency. 

Their mission statement is ¨To empower learners and inspire leaders to make this a better world.¨

Visit the school website for information

Source: The New York Times and CBSN

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The Obama Legacy Initiative was created to empower citizens and communities across the nation who wish to honor President Obama’s legacy in ways that are meaningful to them.  We provide technical and media support to legislators, educators, students, community advocates and organizations who wish to name programs or physical spaces such as schools, parks or community centers after President Obama.  

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