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2 Tulsa school officials regret voting for Lee name

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two Tulsa school board members say they regret their earlier vote for an elementary school to keep the Lee surname of its previous Confederate namesake.

Board Vice President Cindy Decker and President Suzanne Schreiber voted two weeks ago in favor of changing Robert E. Lee Elementary's name to just Lee School. The 4-3 vote left many in the community saying the change does little to fix the hurt caused by having a school named after a Confederate general and slave-owner.

Schreiber tells the Tulsa World she regrets not changing the naming process before the board could v...



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