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What Do We Teach About the Confederacy in Schools?

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently grappling with whether Texas was wrong to reject a specialty license plate displaying the Confederate battle flag. As modern day battles over what the flag and other Confederate symbols mean go on, students in Houston classrooms continue to learn and discuss the history and legacy of the Confederacy in […]

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently grappling with whether Texas was wrong to reject a specialty license plate displaying the Confederate battle flag. As modern day battles over what the flag and other Confederate symbols mean go on, students in Houston classrooms continue to learn and discuss the history and legacy of the Confederacy in Texas.

We discuss how Houston educators implement the Confederacy into school curriculum.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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