Houston schools to be renamed, others to receive more funding (HBJ)

Photo Courtesy of HBJ

Photo Courtesy of HBJ

By Laura Furr

Four schools in the Houston Independent School District are slated to be renamed, according to media reports.

In a 5-4 vote on Jan. 14, the Houston school board agreed to rename Henry Grady, Richard Dowling and Thomas Jackson middle schools and Robert E. Lee High School because they bear the names of Confederate loyalists.

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