NSD: A Parent's Perspective by Dave McGinnis

See Why Father, Debate Coach, and NSD Staff Member Dave McGinnis sends his son, Conal to NSD

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How Do High School Debate Tournaments Work? 

What is a round? Schedule? Do Tournaments Run Late?

Dear NSD: A Parent's Guide to High School Debate- Part 1

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What NSD Means to Lauren

Lauren Singer (Scarsdale HS '17, Yale University '21) attended NSD 3 times and will be teaching there this summer. See what NSD means to her. 

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Debate Book of the Month:

 Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do
by Michael Sandel

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 Staff Showcase: Kris Wright

Read about NSD Instructor Kris Wright, who in 13 years has been a classroom history teacher, debate coach, and founder of the only Non-Profit Lincoln-Douglas Debate Camp