Colorado's Commission to Study American Indian Representation in Public Schools recommends the elimination of all disparaging and offensive mascots in the state's public schools.
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April 22, 2016
February 18, 2016
In the wake of a new state law barring any public school from having a "Redskins" mascot, at least two California high schools have begun the process of changing away from such mascots.
November 05, 2015
Adidas will provide free design services and financial assistance to schools looking to switch away from Native American mascots as part of a new initiative.
October 14, 2015
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday prohibiting public schools from using "Redskins" as a mascot, making California the first state to enact such legislation.
September 25, 2015
In the wake of a shooting that left nine African-Americans dead in Charleston, S.C., schools are facing pressure to drop Confederate themes.
September 10, 2015
The Calif. Senate voted 25-10 Tuesday on legislation that would ban public schools from using "Redskins" as a team name, mascot, or nickname beginning Jan. 1, 2017.
August 04, 2015
Last week, school districts in Texas and Arkansas decided to rid themselves of their "Dixie" fight songs as controversy continues to bubble over schools' use of Confederate-themed imagery.
July 29, 2015
Sports teams at Goshen High School in Goshen, Ind., decided to drop the name at the urging of parents who considered it offensive.
July 14, 2015
A number of schools with Confederate-themed mascots or names are weighing changes in the wake of a church shooting that left nine dead in Charleston, S.C.
June 17, 2015
California's Senate committee on education approved a bill Wednesday that would prohibit public schools throughout the state from using "Redskins" as a school or team name, mascot, or nickname.