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Roanoke school board sets date for Stonewall Jackson Middle School decision

Frank M. Smith III spoke before the Roanoke City School Board on Tuesday. His name was incomplete in an earlier version of this story. Confederate icon Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was labeled a ... read more

Roanoke to strip 'Jackson' from names of library, park

ROANOKE, Va. - Following the school board's decision to rename Stonewall Jackson Middle School, Roanoke City Council plans to drop the Jackson name from two other nearby public places. Roanoke City ... read more

Petersburg School Board sets temporary vote date for renaming Confederate schools

Richmond, Henrico County and Hanover County all have schools that pay tribute to Civil War-era leaders. In Hanover, a group is calling on the School Board to change the names of Lee-Davis High School ... read more

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Media outlets report that after a one-hour debate Monday the Roanoke School Board voted 6-1 to rename Stonewall Jackson Middle School. The school will be renamed John P. Fishwick Middle School. ... read more


Stonewall Jackson Middle School renamed after former railroad leader

The Roanoke ... of a school they attended being changed, as her own college alma mater was renamed. But in the case of Stonewall Jackson Middle, she said it’s her job to the make the best decision for ... read more

Virginia school board votes to keep Confederate school names

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Hanover County’s school board voted 5-2 Tuesday night to preserve Lee-Davis High School and its Confederate mascot, as well as Stonewall Jackson Middle School ... ... read more

HISD Board of Education approves resolution beginning process of renaming certain schools

The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a resolution ... The resolution affects Henry Grady, Richard Dowling and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson middle schools, and ... read more

Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

But the Orange County board seems content to stick with Maynard Evans High School, Stonewall Jackson Middle School and Robert E ... but were named after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in ... read more

Richmond's J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School — honoring a Confederate — will be renamed for Barack Obama

The school system received $20,500 in donations to fund the renaming. In Hanover County, the School Board voted in April to keep the names of Lee-Davis High School (Confederates) and Stonewall Jackson ... read more

Virginia school board votes to keep high school names honoring Lee, Davis, Jackson

The nationwide debate over school names that reference Confederate leaders became a showdown in Hanover County in Virginia. On Tuesday, the Hanover School Board voted to keep the names of Lee-Davis ... read more



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