North East Independent School District Trustees voted Dec. 7, 2015 to keep the name of Robert E. Lee High School, five months after a student petitioned to change the name and gathered signatures of support from 11,000 people, including her Congressman and city councilman.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 8 2015 - 2:57pm
Written by William Schlecht on Oct 16 2015 - 2:41pm
The NEISD Trustees need not use "all deliberate speed" to decide this issue. It is a simple issue if you take a quick look at a history book that has not been edited by the TX State Board of Education. Change the name NOW!
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 1 2015 - 7:56pm
When civil rights leader and social activist Julian Bond died recently, the New York Times referred to him as a “persistent opponent of the stubborn remnants of white supremacy.” President Barack Obama called Bond a friend and a hero. "Justice and equality was the mission that spanned his life,” Obama said. While Julian Bond was a legendary figure beginning in the 1960s, some young people may have no idea who he is or how his life relates to the #blacklivesmatters movement.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 4 2015 - 11:43am
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge Feeding the homeless is not illegal in San Antonio
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 31 2015 - 1:48pm
Updated: When the North East Independent School District Trustees meet on Aug. 10, teachers and staff from the district have a First Amendment right to participate in the public discusion about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas.