Several different styles of debate competitions are held in high schools in the United States, including Lincoln-Douglas, a one-on-one competition and public forum debates, which are team events. Each event has its own u... More »

To write an opening statement for a debate, use facts gained from research to support the team's point of view. Demonstrate that the opposing argument is wrong while remaining polite. More »

A significant difference between United States Senate rules and House of Representatives rules is that the procedures in the Senate favor deliberation rather than quick action, while the House allows a numerical majority... More »

The admissions process for high schools varies depending on whether the school is public or private, and the application process typically involves filling out paperwork, submitting previous school records and possibly t... More » Education K-12

Schools are not required to register for the 4-H poster competition; posters can be submitted by any 4-H member, registered club or team within a club. Certain rules vary by state, and some 4-H regions require a fee for ... More » Education K-12

As grade point averages are calculated differently in different high schools, determining a good high school GPA is difficult. However, over 50 percent of applicants to UCLA had a 4.0 high school GPA or higher. More »

Grants for Catholic high schools are available regionally through programs such as the Bishop’s Tuition Transfer Grant in Allentown, Pennsylvania; and nationally through the National Catholic Educational Association. Gra... More » Education K-12