TITLE

To Argue or to Fight: Improving At-risk Students' School Conduct through Urban Debate

AUTHOR(S)
Winkler, Carol
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Controversia;Fall2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the three-year findings of how two urban debate leagues in Atlanta, Georgia, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin impacted conduct of at-risk high school students. It describes the debate programs, and the study methodology and summarizes the students' views on why debate improves their behavior at school. The article also concludes with a discussion of the results, drawing implications for future research and programmatic implementation.
ACCESSION #
70487802

 

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