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Renaming J.E.B. Stuart will cost $26K

Richmond's mayor and the top official with Richmond Public Schools support changing the name of...
Richmond's mayor and the top official with Richmond Public Schools support changing the name of J.E.B. Stuart Elementary. (Source: NBC12)
Updated: May. 22, 2018 at 4:13 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond School Board has released a breakdown of how much it would cost to rename the only city school named after a confederate general.

It would cost $26,000 to change everything that currently has the name "J.E.B Stuart Elementary" on it.

Here is the list of items:

  • Wooden sign in front: $2,500
  • Marquee: $2,500
  • Bronze plaque: $4,000
  • Etched stone facade (remediation): $10,000
  • Rubber mats: $2,000
  • Stationary, envelopes, business cards: $2,000
  • Pens, pencils, other branded office supplies: $500
  • T-shirts for students and staff: $2,000
  • Banners: $500

School leaders want to hear your feedback. If you'd like to weigh in on the name change, they are holding a meeting Tuesday night at 6 p.m., at the Claude Perkins Center at VUU.

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