Fairfax County Board Votes to Name High School in Rep. John Lewis’ Honor

The school board in Fairfax County, Virginia, has voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School after the late civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who passed away a week ago at age 80.
The board voted unanimously voted Thursday to rename the school in Springfield in time for the 2020-21 academic year.
The name change was first voted on last month after a monthlong period of public comment on possible new names, the board said Thursday in a statement.

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