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Feb 02 2011

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TISD students compete in mock congressional hearings

John Tyler High School students competed in the We the People State Competition sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Law Related Education Department in Austin this past December. The students testified in mock congressional hearings where they demonstrated their understanding of the institutions of the constitutional democracy and the fundamental principles and values on which they were founded. The curriculum for the competition aides the students in developing the skills needed to become effective and responsible citizens while increasing an understanding of democratic processes in both public and private life.
The primary goal of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution is to promote civic competence and responsibility among the nation’s elementary and secondary Cialis cheap stud

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Left to right: Row 1 - Gabriel Flores, Jennifer Orren, Victor Valle, Roberto Vazquez; Row 2 - Lucero Zavala, Jamesia Davis, Ruben Duran, Jenniffer Leon; Row 3 - Samantha Hudson, Edgar Vergara, Jaime Albavera; Row 4 - Laura Myrick, Maria Araujo, Jazmin Reese, Jazmin Solis; Row 5 - Emmanuel Jimenez, Tyler Davis, Manuel Martinez, Magaly Benitez, Ashely Deveraux, Ta’Cola Howard, Brittany Price, Abigail Arreola

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