2 Long Island school districts sue Board of Regents over mascot ban

The Wantagh Union Free School District and the Wyandanch Union Free School District are suing the state Board of Regents to keep their team name of the "Warriors."

News 12 Staff

Oct 3, 2023, 2:41 AM

Updated 192 days ago

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Two Long Island school districts are taking legal action against the state mascot ban.
The Wantagh Union Free School District and the Wyandanch Union Free School District are suing the state Board of Regents to keep their team name of the "Warriors."
According to the lawsuit, both districts are willing to stop using Native American images but want to keep the Warriors name.
The Massapequa School District is also challenging the state ruling in court.
The New York state Education Department tells News 12 it does not comment on pending litigation.


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