Iowa student leads effort to change the name of Columbus Day

04/9/2013 | Iowa City Press-Citizen

Naming Oct. 14 as Columbus Day is inaccurate, according to Rachel Rinehart, an Iowa City high school senior. Rinehart is leading a group of Iowa City high-school students to rename the holiday to Discovery Day with the idea of recognizing contributions of Vikings and Native Americans in the discovery and exploration of North America. Rinehart has collected 700 signatures toward a goal of collecting 1,000 of them for a petition before sending it to Gov. Terry Branstad and local lawmakers.

View Full Article in:

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Assistant Professor of Education with Math and/or Science (STEM) Emphasis
MORAVIAN COLLEGE
BETHLEHEM, PA
Dean, School of Education
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Headmaster (Head of School)
Colegio Colombo Británico Cali
Cali
Math Specialist
PCG Education
Richmond, VA