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THREE MINUTES: Toussaint Cheatom

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A convicted felon, a Baptist preacher and a father of six children won the recent Des Moines School Board election.

Toussaint Cheatom of the Des Moines School Board spent Three Minutes in the Chair this week to talk about his past and his future for the district and himself.

Five of Cheatom’s six children are in college.

Cheatom mad a campaign promise to hold monthly community forum events to engage parents.  He said he anticipates the first one will be held after winter break.

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