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Houston School District Reveals New Mascots To Replace Insensitive Names

The Houston Independent School District Tuesday announced new mascots for four schools that previously had mascots with Native American or historically insensitive ties. News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee tells us what the new mascots will be and about the process that determined them.

The Houston Independent School District unveiled new mascot names for four schools, following a recent ban on culturally insensitive names. The changes are expected to cost $250,000 or more.

The Houston Independent School District Tuesday announced new mascots for four schools that previously had mascots with Native American or historically insensitive ties.

News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee tells us what the new mascots will be and about the process that determined them.

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