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
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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.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 6:09pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead on local news. Move to change Robert E. Lee High School’s name