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Unlikely Brooklyn Middle Schoolers Debaters best in the five boroughs - and maybe the USA

by Erik Fogel | Feb 13, 2019
By WES PARNELL  and LARRY MCSHANE  |   NEW YORK DAILY NEWS   |
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Brooklyn Technical HS Debaters Make It To Semis at the New York City Invitational!

by Courtney Kaufman | Oct 25, 2017
Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech's Didi Barry and Theo Puccio for making it to the semifinal round in Policy at the New York City Invitational on October 15th. This is Didi and Theo's second bid to ...
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Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech in Policy Debate at the Harvard Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
In Junior Varsity Policy Debate, Congratulations to Hannah Ravenell & Solenne Wolfe who reached the Quarterfinals and top 8 teams of the Tournament!  Also in Junior Varsity, congratulations to Ben ...
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Brooklyn Tech Undefeated on Day 1 of the Harvard University HS Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
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Middle School Tournament Results (2/4/17)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 13, 2017
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12/11 Brooklyn/Queens Middle School Tournament Results @ Berkeley Carroll

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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New York City's First Debate Educators Conference!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
Thank you to over 50 debate educators joining us for the inaugural Debate Con! New York City's first debate educators conference! Thank you to Aubrey Semple, Militza Diaz, Meagan Kowaleski, Eric ...
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Elementary School Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | May 29, 2016
Thank you so much to Erin Jacques, Tyler Beattie, PS 11, and Alain Beugoms for making this tournament possible! The topic for the tournament was "This House would implement year-round school." Thank ...
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Tyler Anderson Selected as NAUDL Student Alumni Ambassador

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
Brooklyn ACORN High School Debate Team Alumni Tyler Anderson at the NAUDL Debate Championships! Tyler is now attending Dartmouth College and judging the NAUDL Championships at San Francisco State ...
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Brooklyn Debater Tyler Anderson Selected as National Alumni Ambassador!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
Shout outs to Brooklyn ACORN High School Debate Team Alumni Tyler Anderson at the Urban Debate Championships! Tyler was selected as an Alumni Student Ambassador and will be coaching and judging at ...
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Good Luck to NYCUDL teams at the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues National Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 09, 2016
Good luck to ACORN High School and Brooklyn Tech High School for representing NYC at the National Championships of the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues. Both schools were the top ranked ...
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BROOKLYN BOROUGH CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 09, 2016
Thank you to Midwood High School and Coach Ms. Suzane Thomas for hosting the 2016 Brooklyn Debate Championships! Thank you also to the United States District Court at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Coach ...
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Brooklyn Debate Team in the News!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 22, 2016
Check out this amazing article highlighting the scholars of Success Academy Bed-Stuy! Special shout-out to coach Patrick Salazar and his team for using debate to promote positive change and critical ...
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Largest NYC Middle School Debate Tournament Ever!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 02, 2016
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MS 50 Debate Team Hosts NYC City Council Members and Deputy Chancellor of Education!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 23, 2016
MS 50 DEBATE TEAM HOSTS NYC CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND DEPUTY CHANCELLOR OF EDUCATION! January 23, 2016 On January 12, new Principal Ben Honoroff, joined by Deputy Chancellor Phil Weinberg, the Middle ...
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Brooklyn Tech Heading to the Tournament of Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 06, 2015
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Brooklyn Tech Debate Team Wins Bid to Prestigious Scranton Round Robin Invitational Tournament!  Only 9 teams from across the nation are invited! 

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Congratulations to Brooklyn Technical High School's debaters, Karease Quashie & Olivia Cherry who received a bid to the "Electric City" Round Robin! We are continuing to follow their journey as they ...
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Brooklyn High School Debate Tournament #2 Results (Public Forum & Parliamentary Debate)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Thank you to the Brooklyn Debate League and Sunset Park HS for hosting our monthly high school public forum and parliamentary debate tournament!  72 debate teams, 153 debaters, and over 50 judges ...
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Brooklyn High School Tournament #2 Results (Policy Debate)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Thank you to the Brooklyn Debate League and ACORN Community HS for hosting New York City's monthly policy debate tournament. 58 debate teams, 116 debaters, and over 50 judges participated to make ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT #1 RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 19, 2015
Thank you to everyone who made yesterday's largest MSQI tournament possible (especially our hosts MS 88!) We had so many coaches, judges, volunteers and parents pitch in to make the day a huge ...
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MS 50 USING DEBATE TO CHANGE A SCHOOL!

by admin | Sep 04, 2015
NEW PRINCIPAL CHARGES AHEAD WITH SIGHTS ON TURNING MS 50’S FORTUNES AROUND SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 BY TANAY WARERKAR
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BROOKLYN DEBATE LEAGUE IN THE NEWS!

by admin | Aug 31, 2015
MS 50 HOSTS SUMMER DEBATE INSTITUTE TO STEM SUMMER READING LOSS AUGUST 19, 2015 BY GREENPOINT GAZETTE
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BROOKLYN MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

by admin | Aug 30, 2015
The Brooklyn Debate League and the NYC Department of Education's Middle School Quality Initiative partnered up to host the Brooklyn MSQI Summer Debate Institute.  The MSQI debate initiative uses an ...
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MAYOR DE BLASIO DELIVERS BROOKLYN TECH COMMENCEMENT SPEECH ON DEBATE!

by admin | Jun 27, 2015
Brooklyn Tech HS hosted its graduation ceremony last week and one of its graduates is the New York State Champion, Dante deBlasio.  Dante, who is heading to Yale University in the fall, received an ...
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May Middle School Public Forum Debate Tournament Results!

by admin | May 05, 2015
Public Forum Team Awards
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DAVID'S DEBATES RESULTS!

by admin | Apr 12, 2015
This is the first year of David's Debates!  David's Debates is New York City's National Qualifying Tournament for the National Association of Urban Debate League's National Championships. The top two ...
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David's Debate: The NYC Policy Debate National Qualifier

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
Location for the final four of the Policy Debate City Championships: ACORN Community HS - 561 Grand Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11238 
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DANTE DE BLASIO AND SAMUEL ELUTO WIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
EDITOR'S NOTE: NYCUDL Debaters Dante de Blasio and Samuel Eluto win State Debate Championships! Congrats to Brooklyn Tech for sweeping Varsity and Junior Varsity Debate at States! Congratulations to ...
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NEW YORK TIMES FEATURES NYCUDL STATE CHAMPION DEBATER, DANTE DE BLASIO!

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
Dante de Blasio, Mayor’s Fast-Talking Son, Is a State Debate Champion  By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS MARCH 19, 2015 http://nyti.ms/1Gv66vT In a classroom in Lower Manhattan, two pairs of debaters fired off ...
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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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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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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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NEW YORK CITY URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE HONORED AS ONE OF THE CITY'S TOP NONPROFITS SERVING NYC YOUTH!

by admin | Jan 31, 2015
The new year kicks off with an honor by the Catalog for Giving!  Every three years The Catalog scours the City, and selects the “best of the best” small young programs serving NYC youth.  For the ...
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Mayor Visits Debate Tournament

by admin | Jan 27, 2015
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NYCUDL Program Director Aubrey Semple Wins Top After School Award!

by admin | Jan 23, 2015
 
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NYC PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE TOURNAMENT # 4 RESULTS (1/17/15)

by admin | Jan 16, 2015
School Sweepstakes Awards
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NYC High School #2 Tournament Results

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL TOURNAMENT #2 12/13/14 TOURNAMENT RESULTS! School Sweepstakes Awards 1st Place - Brooklyn Technical High School 2nd Place - Institute for Collaborative Education 3rd Place - ...
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NYC Middle School Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 17, 2014
A huge shout outs for our Middle School Conference #2!   Thank you to ACORN Community High School and One World Middle School for hosting.   Thank you to all the schools, teachers, parents, students, ...
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NYC Debaters Win Bid to the Tournament of Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 18, 2014
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Introducing our New Program Director!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 09, 2014
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Congratulations to NYCUDL Debate Coach William Cheung for Winning Fulbright Scholarship!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 03, 2014
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ACORN High School Community Dominates the Westchester Classic!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 02, 2014
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Top Debater in the Country!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 15, 2014
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ACORN Wins Big at the Lexington Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2014
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TOP TEAMS IN THE NATION!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2013
TOP TEN TEAMS IN THE NATION! Congrats to the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice for making the top ten list of the top ten debate teams in the country according to the national debate ...
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Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech & NYC Teams at Scranton!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2013
CONGRATULATIONS TO Brooklyn Technical High School  IN PENNSYLVANIA!! ALL TECH TEAMS ADVANCING TO ELIMINATION ROUNDS AND WINNING TOP SPEAKER AWARDS AT THE TOURNAMENT! Tech’s Chui/Noel 5-1 and advances ...
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ACORN SWEEPS AT MANCHESTER TOURNAMENT!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 31, 2013
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Historic 8 Week Summer Debate Camp Ends!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 31, 2013
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BROOKLYN TECH WINS INTERNATIONAL DEBATE ROUND #1 AGAIN!!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 26, 2012
Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech which for the second year in a row made the elimination rounds of the International Public Policy Forum Debate Tournament (IPPF). The IPPF is one of the largest ...
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$10,000 REASONS DEBATE PAYS OFF!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 01, 2012
$10,000 REASONS DEBATE PAYS OFF! The Brooklyn Tech Great Debaters made Brooklyn history by becoming the first Brooklyn debate team to make it to elimination rounds in the International Public Policy ...
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NYCUDL #2 - ACORN, WHITE CASTLE AND DEBATE!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 10, 2011
What more can you ask for on a Saturday morning - Brooklyn, ACORN - one of the most historic UDL schools in the nation, and all you can eat White Castle burgers right across the street!  We had an ...
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