California School District Votes to Eliminate ‘Dixie’ From Its Name

Nicole Rojas
Apr 19, 2019 - 5:00
California School District Votes to Eliminate 'Dixie' From Its Name

A school district in San Rafael, California voted on April 16 to change its name, which critics argued has ties to the Confederacy and slavery. Opponents of the name change argued that Dixie School District is actually named after a Native American woman. The Dixie School District voted 3-1-0 in favor of changing the district’s and an elementary school’s name by August 22, the first day of school, the Marin Independent Journal...

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