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Name change proposal of 3 Oklahoma schools lacks support

 

September 10, 2017



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Principals of three Oklahoma schools named after Confederate generals say there's little support among parents to change the names of the facilities.

Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Aurora Lora said last month following racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that some facility names don't "reflect our values in 2017," The Oklahoman reported.

"I've had very few parents come and give me their opinion about the name," said Theressa Manzanedo, the principal of Stand Watie Elementary. "They just know that Stand Watie is their elementary school and they c...



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