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Oklahoma school swapping Robert E. Lee name for another Lee

... one school board member said the new name amounts to "a slap in the face" to black residents. The Oklahoma City School Board agreed Monday to change the names of three elementary schools named aft... read more

OKCPS Board Approves New School Names

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Public School Board unanimously approves the name change of three schools named after Confederate generals. After months and months of talks to rename Jackson Enterpr... read more

School Board To Discuss Possible OKCPS Name Changes

Oklahoma City ... school to change the name. Lora has said the funding would come from community partnerships and one local attorney has agreed to pay for all of it already. Lora said any new names wo... read more

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Dixie school board receives petitions, testimony for name change

Lala Luciano, Dixie School parent testified to the board of trustees ... the nation are taking down Confederate statues, monuments and flags and striking the song “Dixie” from the event program playbo... read more


Spurred By Violence In Charlottesville, Oklahoma City Public School Leaders Consider Changing School Names

Recent violent events in Charlottesville have spurred Oklahoma City Public School board members to consider the significance of school names like Lee, Jackson, Stand Watie, and Wheeler. The four schoo... read more

Many Oklahoma City residents want historical names to stay on school buildings

Please enable Javascript to watch this video OKLAHOMA CITY ... School and Stand Watie, which is named after a Native American Confederate General. The district said recommendations or discussions on n... read more

Virginia Elementary School Drops Confederate General’s Name in Favor of Barack Obama

Also on Monday, the Tulsa, Oklahoma ... The Tulsa school board approved a change for Robert E. Lee Elementary, but will decide on a new name at its next meeting in August, CNN affiliate KJRH reported. ... read more

Richmond school named after confederate general will be changed to Barack Obama Elementary

A predominantly African-American elementary school in Richmond, Virginia, is dropping its confederate general name and will soon ... Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney approved of the decision, tweeting, "Th... read more

OKC board votes to change school names

No longer will three elementary schools be named after Confederate generals, the Oklahoma City School Board decided by unanimous ... While there was no public opposition to the name changes during the ... read more

Oklahoma school swapping Robert E. Lee name for another Lee

... school board member said the new name amounts to “a slap in the face” to black residents. The Oklahoma City School Board agreed Monday to change the names of three elementary schools named after C... read more

District Looking For Input On Confederate-Named Schools

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City Public Schools is presenting a plan of action about elementary schools named after confederate leaders to school board members ... from community members on the possible ... read more



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