Lee Elementary School reconsiders Confederate ties

Saturday, October 24, 2015

They recounted Civil War history, waxed nostalgic about their alma matter, and disagreed about whether or not Robert E. Lee Elementary School should take a new name.

Following a lively community forum Friday night, the San Diego Unified School District will conduct a survey to gauge support of a proposal to rename the 56-year-old campus amid a national movement to scrub public buildings of their ties to the Confederacy and slavery.