renaming schools

Texas School Takes Heat for Confederate Re-Brand Behind Closed Doors

The board of trustees of a North Texas school district voted unanimously last week to replace the Confederate namesake of an elementary campus to instead honor a revered educator, but the decision raised questions over the way they handled the matter — behind closed doors.


Dallas School Trustee Weighs Re-Branding Campus Named for Democrat Klan Mayor

A trustee for the Dallas Independent School District signaled that more school names may be on the chopping block. This follows the school board’s vote last week to approve re-branding four elementary schools named for Confederate-linked historical figures. However, a latest pair of namesakes have no ties to the Confederacy.