Critical Thinkers for a Critical Time: Debate as a Foundation for Youth Civic Engagement

August 2, 2022

While classrooms have traditionally been a place of learning and inquiry, an increased awareness of the dynamics of classrooms, along with their hyper politicization, has suggested that we need a different forum in which to nurture the skills necessary for good civic communication. For thousands of young people across the United States, debate provides a foundation for civic engagement.

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