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International Policy Debaters To Face Expert Panel For $10,000 Tournament Prize

Newsweek May 4, 2023

This weekend, eight high school teams from around the world will compete in the final round of the annual International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) at the home of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations think tank in New York City. Read more


Peak to Peak Charter School students prepare for finals in global competition

Colorado Hometown Weekly, April 13, 2021 

During the past several months, a team of four Peak to Peak Charter School students has spent countless hours writing, researching and constructing arguments for debate competition. Now, their hard work has paid off. Read more.


Slovak Students Win Debate Contest in New York

Slovak Spectator, April 23, 2018

A team of students from the Bratislava-based LEAF Academy bested high schools from around the globe on April 21, winning the 17th Annual Brewer Foundation/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) debate competition and a $10,000 grand prize. Read more.

Pine-Richland Debate Team Wins Top Spot at International Competition

TribLIVE, May 5, 2022

When it comes to making a strong, fact-based and reasoned argument about a complex subject, Pine-Richland students can now claim the title of best on the planet. Read more.


brentwood college students soar in international debate competition

Lake Cowichan Gazette, January 7, 2020

Mahar Arora, 17, had a busy Christmas.

Arora is a Grade 11 student at Brentwood College and is a member of a debating team from the school that has advanced to the “Round of 32” of the 19th annual International Public Policy Forum.

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North Allegheny 1 of 2 local schools in final round of international debate contest

TribLIVE, May 5, 2022

A team of five students from North Allegheny traveled to New York City April 30 to compete in the final round of an international debate competition they’d been participating in since October. Read more.

Notre Dame High School Takes Home $10,000 in International Public Policy Forum Debate Win

Angelus News, April 29, 2019

Students on the debate team at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks are riding high this week, after their recent win in New York City at the 18th Annual Brewer Foundation/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) debate competition. Read more.

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