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Dallas Schools Honoring Confederate Soldiers Could Get a Name Change

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DALLAS -- The Confederate flag has taken a beating lately, but there are plenty of other reminders of the Confederacy around us. For instance, where we send our kids to school.

A petition on is calling on Dallas ISD to change the names of two northeast Dallas schools. There's Robert E. Lee Elementary. And a mile away, Stonewall Jackson Elementary.

Yep, both are named for those war heroes of the Confederacy.

The petition has about 100 signatures. But so far, no one has filed a formal request with the school board.

Hey, those guys did play a big part in our history, but some people say that history belongs in the textbooks -- not on the building.

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