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Debaters Grade Candidates’ GOP Debate Performance

Jan. 11, 2024 (newsweek.com) - Students from the Washington Urban Debate League convert their knowledge into analysis of the January GOP Debates... Read More

How Competitive Debate Can Improve Public Education

Dec. 14, 2023 (Brookings) - A new study with the Boston Debate League focuses on the impact of competitive policy debate on educational achievement.... Read More

NYU Student Rekindles ‘Adventurous Flame’ Through Debate

November 30, 2023 (newsweek.com) - NYC Alum Emmanuel Makinde pens a special essay on bringing color to life's pursuits... Read More

‘The Holy Grail’ Of Education

Nov. 20, 2023 (newsweek.com) - NYC Urban Debate League Coach Darren Kessler shares the personal satisfaction he gains from his involvement with debate... Read More

School Debate Programs Linked to Improvements in Academic Achievement, Graduation Rates, and College Enrollment

October 24, 2023 (phys.org) - Researchers have uncovered that very few interventions generate impacts of the magnitude of policy debate ... Read More

D.C. Students Have Ideas For How To Combat Economic Inequality

October 5, 2023 (newsweek.com) - Washington Urban Debate League (WUDL) students engage in a debate showcase with real-world experts and professionals... Read More

High School Debate Benefits Reading Scores And Soft Skills, New Study Finds

Sep 1, 2023 (newsweek.com) - New research shows the highly positive impact participating in policy debate had for students in the Boston Debate League... Read More

Board Perspective: Ensuring a Thriving Community

August 3, 2023 - NAUDL's new Chair of the Board of Directors shares the honor of the title and her excitement for the future of the organization ... Read More
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