School Board Votes To Restore Names Of Confederate Military Leaders To Two Public Schools

School Board Votes To Restore Names Of Confederate Military Leaders To Two Public Schools


The school board in Shenandoah County, Virginia, voted on Friday to restore the names of Confederate leaders at two public schools.

The measure to reverse a previous board’s decision to change the names of schools linked to Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Turner Ashby passed in a 5-1 vote.

Mountain View High School will restore its previous name, Stonewall Jackson High School.

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Honey Run Elementary School will restore its previous name, Ashby-Lee Elementary School.

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Confederate names will be reinstated at two schools in Shenandoah County, Virginia, after the school board voted in favor of the move. US institutions removed symbols of the Confederacy for four years following George Floyd’s murder in 2020 pic.twitter.com/6iBDXnPAEm

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