Do you remember that elementary school that changed its name to Barack H. Obama Elementary School in 2010? Apparently, the state of New Jersey has decided to shut it down. Thus reports the CNN Political Ticker:
The Barack H. Obama Elementary School in Asbury Park, New Jersey will close its doors July 1st because of low academic achievement and declining enrollment in the district’s schools, according to a release from the Asbury Park State Fiscal Monitor’s office.
Students at the elementary school, named last year for the president, will attend two other local schools beginning next fall, and School Superintendent Dr. Denise Lowe said the configuration will help improve academic achievement.
The moment I read this, I have to admit that the following began playing in my head (and some of the lyrics here are NSFW, so beware!):