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Lone Star Leadership Academy for Outstanding Texas 5th-8th Graders (February, 2006)

The Lone Star Leadership Academy is a Monday-Friday experiential learning leadership development program for outstanding 5th-8th graders from across the state of Texas.  Participants experience curriculum taught in Texas classrooms through visits to historically, politically, scientifically and environmentally significant sites.  Programs take place in Dallas/Fort Worth (5th/6th graders), Austin (6th/7th graders) and Houston/Galveston (7th/8th graders).  Career speakers introduce participants to a wide variety of career and internship opportunities.  Texas teachers facilitate leadership groups, simulations and leadership activities.  Early application deadline for summer 2006 programs is April 1, 2006.  For more information, including an informational video, or to download a program application, visit www.educationinaction.org.