Current Topics

2017-2018 Policy Debate Topic:

“Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and/or regulation of elementary and/or secondary education in the United States. ”

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January 2018 Public Forum Debate Topic:

“Resolved: Spain should grant Catalonia its independence.”

January-February 2018 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic:

“Resolved: Plea bargaining ought to be abolished in the United States criminal justice system.”

December 2017 Public Forum Debate Topic:

“Resolved: NCAA student athletes ought to be recognized as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.”

November-December 2017 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic:

“Resolved: Wealthy nations have an obligation to provide development assistance to other nations.”