Petition calls to change name of 4 Wauwatosa schools named after presidents

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A petition circulating in Wauwatosa is requesting four schools named after American presidents be changed.

The schools are Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Wilson.

The petition, addressed to the school board, refers to them as slave owners and segregationists.

The school district says the proposal is under review.

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