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Second Vermont school hopes to fly Black Lives Matter flag

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Students at another Vermont high school hope to raise a Black Lives Matter flag.

WPTZ-TV reports Burlington High School student Eli Pine presented a plan Tuesday to the school board’s Diversity and Equity Committee. Pine has collected over 400 signatures for a petition to annually raise a Black Lives Matter flag at the school.

Students at Montpelier High School began flying a Black Lives Matter flag earlier this month.

Pine says students want to raise the flag for Black History Month beginning in February until the end of the school year. Pine says black history is given a month when it should be taught year-round.

Superintendent Yaw Obeng commended the students on their effort. The students must draft a resolution to be approved by the board.

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Information from: WPTZ-TV, http://www.thechamplainchannel.com

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