East Baton Rouge Parish School System statement in regards to the Lee High School name change 

Press Release Jun. 22 2020

“The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is dedicated to ensuring every child receives a high-quality education in an inclusive, equitable, and enriching learning environment. Guided by our organization’s core mission, we stand by our families and our students in this fight to eradicate oppression and racism. At the regularly scheduled school board meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2020, the East Baton Rouge School Board unanimously approved a resolution to change the name of Lee High School. This is a pivotal time in our nation; one that will undoubtedly be taught in history classes for generations to come.

 

The public survey is now open and can be accessed here. The renaming committee will convene a public forum at 6 p.m. on July 13, 2020, at 1022 S. Foster Dr. We look forward to working together to construct and cultivate substantial cultural changes. Together, as one team with one mission, we will continue to Build the Future of Baton Rouge.”

 

Back to News

Other news you may be interested in...

EBRPSS to Begin Meal Delivery Service for Virtual Students

Press Release Oct. 29 2020

  The survey will stay open until Thursdays at 5 pm.  More information: Effective November 2, 2020, EBRPSS curbside grab-n-go meal service will end, and the EBR Child Nutrition Program will partner with TDP Group LLC to deliver boxed meals to the homes ...

Read more

LOUISIANA FAMILIES HAVE ONE WEEK REMAINING TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS FROM SCHOOL MEALS MISSED WHEN CAMPUSES CLOSED IN 2019-2020

Press Release Sep. 23 2020

                                                                                              Follow Us:    ...

Read more
Translate »