The district already voted to rename several schools that currently have names with ties to the Confederacy.
The whole process will cost HISD approximately $1.2 million and the board will vote on that price tag tonight.
Critics say a district that claims to be in debt shouldn't spend money that way. Parents and alumni who oppose the idea have filed a lawsuit.
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