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Last Tournament of The Year!!!!!

by Vernely Marshall | Jun 15, 2018
Happy Friyay! - We Have Some Great News for You!
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MSQI Debate Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 03, 2018
  Wow! Thank you everyone for attending MSQI Debate Tournament #2 this weekend at Stuyvesant High School! 36 schools, 479 students, 220 judges and volunteers, 243 debate teams!!! Largest middle ...
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Great Article on the NYC Urban Debate League and MSQI in the Riverdale Press!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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Shout outs to MS 50 and the NYCDOE's Middle School Quality Initiative for bringing debate to schools!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 03, 2016
Shout outs to Principal Ben Honoroff, Jhs 50 John D Wells, and the New York City Department of Education's Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI). MSQI and the NYC Urban Debate League partnered up ...
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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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MSQI Debate Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
We shout out the Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI) Championships! Click here for Tournament Photo Album!  Thank you to the Highbridge Green School for hosting!  The Middle School Quality ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT 3 RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 06, 2016
Thank you everyone for attending MSQI Tournament #3!    This weekend 330 debaters from 29 schools participated in one of our largest debate tournaments of the year!  The topic was on military ...
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NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña Visits Largest Middle School Debate Tournament in NYC History!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
This week we give shout outs to last weekend's tournament at Brooklyn Tech in partnership with the NYC Department of Education's Middle School Quality Initiative! This was the largest middle school ...
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Largest NYC Middle School Debate Tournament in History!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
330 debaters, 167 debate teams, 166 judges, 29 schools, dozens of Debate Coaches and Teachers, Chancellor Fariña, NYC Councilmembers Antonio Reyonoso and Daniel Dromm - all came out for our second ...
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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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NYC Urban Debate League and MSQI Debate Featured in Riverdale Press!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 19, 2015
On Oct. 7, IN-Tech Academy’s middle school debate program was gearing up for its first competition of the season. Only in its second year, the program went from five students in January to 12 by ...
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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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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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MANHATTAN MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

by admin | Aug 09, 2015
Our Manhattan Middle School Summer Debate Tournament concluded last week with Dan's Debates!  Thanks to Councilmember Dan Garodnick for hosting another summer of debates! This is the third ...
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MSQI City Championships Tournament Results

by admin | Jun 21, 2015
The Middle School Quality Initiative's Debate Championships was on Friday, June  12 at the Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College in Harlem. The debate topic for the day was Resolved: The US ...
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MIDDLE SCHOOL QUALITY INITIATIVE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!  JUNE 12TH

by admin | May 30, 2015
“There is no better activity that will develop essential academic, professional,  and life skills than  dedicated involvement in speech and debate.”  --  Minh A. Luong, Yale University Professor
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NYC Urban Debate League Featured in the Chancellor's Letter

by admin | Apr 19, 2015
Our partnership with the New York City Urban Debate League was featured in the Chancellor's Letter, highlighting the impact of scholastic debate.  On March 28th the NYC Urban Debate League and Bronx ...
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MSQI Tournament #3 Results

by admin | Mar 28, 2015
Thank you everyone for attending the Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI) Debate Tournament #3!  25 schools, over 108 debate teams, and over 200 debaters participated in the tournament - our ...
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THE IMPACT OF MSQI DEBATE ON ACADEMICS!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
Debate Rationale and Program Description https://sites.google.com/site/schools-nyc-gov-msqi-teams-edition-backup/literacy-instruction/msqi-debate-tournaments/debate-rational-and-program-description
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Participating MSQI Schools and Teachers!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
We would like to give a huge shout out to the participating schools and teachers that have pioneered debate education opportunities with the Middle School Quality Initiative. Being a debate coach is ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT #2 RESULTS!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
MSQI Debate Results - October 2014 Dear Colleagues, Thank you to MS 45 for hosting our first MSQI Debate Tournament of the 2014-2015 school year, and thank you to all the students and coaches who ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT #2 RESULTS!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
MSQI Debate Results - January 2015 https://sites.google.com/site/schools-nyc-gov-msqi-teams-edition-backup/literacy-instruction/msqi-debate-tournaments/debate-results---january-2015
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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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The MSQI Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 16, 2014
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NYC Debate Teams up with the Middle School Quality Initiative

by Erik Fogel | Oct 14, 2013
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