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“As an elected official, I do a better job when I listen to what my teachers say... I am going there in support of them," says Dashew.

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At-large member Elyse Dashew was unanimously chosen as vice chair.

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“We have to figure out a way to break that cycle," Dashew said.  "And that is going to take a different way of looking at things. It will take some creative solutions.”

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"We as a school district and parents and grandparents and mentors need to be asking kids: What are your solutions?"


"What can we do about access to guns? What can we do to help kids make better decisions?" Dashew said.

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