Dallas ISDShortly after the Dallas ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to approve a resolution that many feel is one of the first steps toward healing the animosity some still feel even decades after Dallas ISD finally desegregated under judicial oversight in 1967, they took the tangible step of renaming three schools currently bearing the names of confederates. (more…)

Dallas ISD

The Dallas ISD school board voted to begin the process of renaming four schools named after Confederate generals Thursday evening.

The discussion was at times contentious, but overall, Dallas Independent School District trustees were unified in their desire to change the names of four schools currently named for Confederate leaders.

The board voted unanimously to require schools named after Albert Sidney Johnson, Robert E. Lee, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and William L. Cabell to change their names.

A fifth school, John B. Hood Middle School, changed its name to Piedmont G.L.O.B.A.L. Academy last year. (more…)