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Aubrey Semple Honored as one of NYC's Top After School Educators!

by admin | Feb 27, 2015
Click here for video of Aubrey's Acceptance Speech
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HS City Champs Parliamentary Debate Topic Vote!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS INVITATION!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015
Hi Everyone!  You are cordially invited to attend the The New York City High School Debate Championships. Please click below for the tournament schedule and invitation.  Each high school in the city ...
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HS Parliamentary Debate Tournament Topic Nominations

by admin | Feb 23, 2015
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COMMUNICATION SKILLS #1 SKILL IN LIFE!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
A new study by the Pew Research Center found that the majority of Americans believe that communication skills are the most important life skill.  "The answer was clear. Across the board, more ...
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT #4 RESULTS!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
Today was the day of our Winter Break Debate High School Tournament with the Bronx Debate League! Thank you to Bronx Collaborative High School for hosting the tournament!  Thank you so much to Coach ...
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NYC TEAMS QUALIFYING TO THE LARGEST ACADEMIC COMPETITION IN THE WORLD!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
Congratulations to Maspeth High School! Brooklyn Tech! Congratulations to Bronx Science! Congratulations to Health Professions!  Congratulations to Stuyvesant High School! Congratulations to these ...
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NO BREAK FOR DEBATE!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
Today is the day of our Winter Break Debate High School Tournament with the Bronx Debate League! Thank you to Bronx Collaborative High School for hosting the tournament.  Thank you so much to over a ...
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Newest edition of the Rostrum!

by admin | Feb 18, 2015
Check out the latest edition of Rostrum, click here.  This issue explores the value of upholding the Code of Honor. Lots of other fantastic articles on debate, coaching debate, debate opportunities ...
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New York City Travel Team Dominates the Harvard Tournament!

by admin | Feb 18, 2015
The NYC Travel Debate Team travels to monthly out of state tournaments including Yale, Harvard, Georgetown, and many other tournaments during the year and our schools consistently win these ...
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Brooklyn Tech Qualifies for the Tournament of Champions... Again!!!!!!!!!!

by admin | Feb 16, 2015
The Harvard University High School Invitational is the largest and most competitive high school tournament in the nation.  Over 96 Varsity teams from across the nation competed.  Huge congratulations ...
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Smithsonian Latino Center Young Ambassadors Program!

by admin | Feb 16, 2015
The Smithsonian Latino Center,  a division of the Smithsonian Institution, works to  ensure that Latino contributions to art, science, and the humanities are highlighted, understood, and advanced ...
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5 NYC DEBATE TEAMS REACH ELIMINATION ROUNDS AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY!

by admin | Feb 15, 2015
Update from Brown Rudnick Travel Team: After 4 rounds of debates at the Harvard National Invitational, 5 teams from ACORN Community and Brooklyn Technical High School have qualified for the ...
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Welcome to William Grady Career and Technical High School!

by admin | Feb 15, 2015
Welcome to William Grady Career and Technical High School, newest member of the NYC Debate League and Queens Debate League!  Thank you to Coach Maylene Haynes and Principal Tarah Montalbano for ...
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Valentines Day Debate Invitational Results!

by admin | Feb 15, 2015
Shout outs to everyone for our First Valentines Day Debate Invitational Tournament!  Thank you to One World Middle School and the Bronx Debate League for hosting the Tournament!  The debate topics of ...
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Valentine's Day Debate Invitational!

by admin | Feb 14, 2015
What better date on Valentines Day than Debate! New York City's First Valentines Day Debate Invitational!!! Debate topics include: (1) This House believes the Common Core does more harm than good; ...
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Welcome to Tech International Charter School!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015
Welcome to new school, Tech International Charter School!! Newest member of the NYC and Bronx Debate Leagues!  Huge shout outs to coach Jasmine White for starting the school's debate team!  Newest ...
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New York City Debate Featured in Radio Talk Show with Professor Steve Llano!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015
Thank you to Dr. Stephen Llano of St. John's University for having us on his Podcast "In the Bin" - one of the most top rated debate podcasts in the nation. Click here for the show ...
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Welcome Democracy Prep Charter High School!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015
Welcome to one of our newest high schools, Democracy Prep!  The Democracy Prep network is a network of open-enrollment, high performing, "no excuses" public charter schools operating in New York ...
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Welcome to the Birch Wathen Lenox School!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Welcome to one of our newest schools in the Manhattan Debate League, The Birch Wathen Lenox School!  Honor to have such an incredible school join the league!  Awesome to meet such an incredible ...
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Welcome to George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Welcome George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences to the Debate League!  We are honored to have your school join the league!  The NYC High School Debate Program is one of the most ...
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Intelligence Squared Debate Night Tonight!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Today! Intelligence Squared February Debate Night!!!!  We thank all of this month's participating schools - PS 161, Success Academy, IS 230, Lakeland, Berkeley Carroll, Frederick Douglas Academy, One ...
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Celebrate Aubrey on February 26th!

by admin | Feb 05, 2015
February 26th at the famous Cipriani!!!  Celebrate Aubrey Semple, Program Director of the New York City Urban Debate LEague.  The PASEsetter Awards Benefit celebrates innovation and excellence in ...
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Fallacies Infographic!

by admin | Feb 05, 2015
Great resource for teachers and students on teaching the fallacies.  The fallacies are critical in debate because it teaches debaters to think of multiple ways to deconstruct and argument. 
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The Grammy Awards for After School Education!

by admin | Feb 04, 2015
The Grammy Awards are this Sunday, but the NYC After School Awards Reception was celebrated yesterday night!! The Partnership for After School Education selects the top five after school educators in ...
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