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School to remove Robert E. Lee from name

A Bexar County school board voted to change the name of a high school named in 1958 for Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

L.E.E. High School (formerly Robert E. Lee High School) in San Antonio.

Lee High School will become L.E.E. — Legacy of Educational Excellence — High School after the North East Independent School District trustees voted to move away from honoring the Confederate general. (San Antonio Express-News)

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