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Third-graders want to talk to Mayor Bowser about DC statehood

Students from MLK Elementary School shared their ideas and hopes on D.C. statehood.

WASHINGTON — D.C. elementary school students want the best for the District too. So, they invited Mayor Bowser to hear their ideas on D.C. statehood. 

Mayor Bowser visited the third-graders at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School to see their projects on the future of D.C. 

During the event, the students were also able to participate in a mock press conference and ask Mayor Bowser questions.

The class projects were part of an English Language Arts class on government.

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