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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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Introduction to the NYC Urban Debate League Video!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 06, 2016
Check out our newest video about the New York City Urban Debate League!  NYC Urban Debate League Video
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NYC Debater Wins Top Debate Scholarship!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
NYC Debater Wins Top Debate Scholarship - all expenses paid for any College or University in the United States!!!!! Congratulations to NYC Debater Josh Moriarty who was selected as one of three ...
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Harlem Debate Coach Featured in the Daily News!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
Congratulations to Success Academy Harlem East math teacher, debate coach, & 2016 Excellence Award winner, Jun Yoon. As the Harlem East debate coach, he led scholars to first place in NYCUDL’s fourth ...
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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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College Board President and NYC Debater Speaks at National Urban Debate League Championships

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
College Board President (and former NYC award winning high school debater at Stuyvesant High School) David Coleman speaks as the Keynote Speaker at the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues ...
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College Board President and Former NYC Debater Presents at the National Urban Debate League Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
Shout outs at the National Urban Debate League Championships this weekend in San Francisco, California! College Board President (and former NYC award winning high school debater at Stuyvesant High ...
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HS Senior Darlyn Liriano Accepted to Yale University and Princeton University!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 02, 2016
Congratulations to High School Senior Darlyn who helps run our Tabroom nearly every Saturday at tournaments. And we guess she's busy the rest of the week because she was just accepted to Yale ...
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Inner-city schools suffer when 'debaters' go silent

by Erik Fogel | Nov 22, 2015
By Erwin Chemerinsky
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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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Become a Presidential Scholar and Meet the President!

by admin | Sep 19, 2015
Thanks to the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, urban debate leagues across the nation have been invited to be a nominating partner organization for the Presidential Scholars Program. The ...
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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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NYC DEBATE VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION NIGHT!

by admin | Jun 20, 2015
June 12th was our last debate tournament of the year and so we now celebrate an incredible season with 1200+ debaters, 29 tournaments, and 10,000+ debate rounds.  Historic. None of this could be ...
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Teach for America Innovation Award Finalist!

by admin | May 30, 2015
The New York City Urban Debate League was selected as one of the top ten new alumni education organizations in the United States by Teach for America.  We spent last week with the other incredible ...
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NYC URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE FEATURED IN MANHATTAN FAMILY MAGAZINE!

by admin | May 24, 2015
ROOM FOR DEBATE By Shnieka L. Johnson
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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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Statement on Dr. Neil Berch

by admin | Mar 02, 2015
Statement on Dr. Neil Berch   Dr. Neil Berch, Associate Professor of Political Science of West Virginia University, receiving degrees from Princeton University and the University of Washington and ...
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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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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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