Wisconsin public schools face removal of Indian mascots
As many as 36 public schools in Wisconsin could face challenges to their use of Indian mascots, symbols or imagery under a new bill that is expected to be signed into law.

The bill sets up a process by which a resident of a school district can complain about a mascot, symbol or imagery. The state superintendent would decide whether the usage is offensive.

A school will have a year to change the offensive mascot, symbol or imagery. Extensions are allowed for financial issues. Otherwise, the school can be fined every day for refusing to change

The bill contains an exception for schools that receive permission from a namesake tribe.

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