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Dads needed as Watch D.O.G.S.

Once students get to middle school there is a perception, said Gavin Ward, vice principal of Carson Middle School, that parents no longer need to be involved. “This is not true,” he said. “We need to have parents. We want to have parents involved.”Particularly fathers. The school has joined a nationwide program Watch D.O.G.S — Dads of Great Students — to involve more men on campus.“The more fathers are involved, we see a reduction in discipline problems,” Ward said. “There’s just a ton of positives.”The program started last year with a handful of committed fathers, including Pat Anderson, the volunteer …

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