HISD to rename 3 schools named after Confederate figures

By Ericka Mellon, Houston Chronicle

Named after men linked to the Confederacy, campuses join four others slated for change.

A split Houston school board voted Thursday to order the renaming of three more campuses named after men tied to the Confederacy.

The hourslong debate brought out accusations of racism, questions about historical legacy and concerns about the cost – an estimated $250,000 per campus.
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