AUSTIN, Texas — Five Austin ISD campuses named after Confederate figures will be renamed this semester, after the school board voted on the changes in February.
As classes begin, naming committees at each school are now at work .
The new namesakes will have to meet strict criteria, including, advocating for social justice, fighting against racism, redefining the status quo, and being a historical figure.
Campuses to be renamed include:
AISD hopes to vote on the final names in October.