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As good as new: Two perspectives on the new Youth and Government year

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  Wednesday afternoons are one’s that Yoselin Resendiz looks forward to. After the infamously mute school bell rings at 4:35, Resendiz rushes down to Room 150 and into her designated spot next to her Youth and Government (YAG) partner-in-crime Litzy Santana. It is Resendiz’s second year participating in the growing club, but her excitement is…

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Dream team: Teacher sponsors of multiple political science programs join forces

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The very first meeting for Youth and Government (YAG) this year was in Ms. Jill DiCuffa’s classroom, suited for a maximum of 30 students and filled with upwards of 50. This is the largest number of students to participate in the program since it began at Ann Richards nine years ago. During this meeting, the…

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Winner takes all: Students succeed at state competition

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This past weekend the top Youth and Government qualifiers from all across the state of Texas competed at the 70th annual Texas Youth and Government State Competition held in the Renaissance Austin Hotel. Youth and Government is a competition where students model the Texas government and compete against other students to earn various awards. The…

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