Why It Matters

Why it Matters


Journal of Negro Education  
Summer 2015

Positive Youth Development and Participation in an Urban Debate League: Results from Chicago Public Schools, 1997-2007 Susannah Anderson Policy & Research Group of New Orleans Briana Mezuk Virginia Commonwealth University Research suggests that participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities improves students’ academic outcomes. Read more

Minnesota Public Schools Evaluation of the Urban Debate Program
2014-2015 
The evaluation found that UDL has potential to be a positive addition to MPS schools out-of-school time offerings. Read more

Journal of Adolescence 
1997-2007

This study investigates the relationship between participating in a high school debate program on college-readiness in the Chicago Public School district over a 10-year period. Read more


Impact of Participating in a Policy Debate Program on Academic Achievement: Evidence from the Chicago Debate League

September 2011

This study investigates the relationship between participating in a high school debate program on college-readiness in the Chicago Public School district over a 10-year period. Read more

 


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