A cornerstone of American education policy is the knowledge that today’s decisions will directly shape the next generation of leaders and scholars. From curriculums in elementary classrooms to unrest on college campuses, Intelligence Squared U.S. education debates open the book on our most pressing challenges in education, and the policies that inform them. The head of their class, some of America’s top scholars and thought-leaders have taken a stand on our stage, including Peter Thiel, Ben Nelson, Jeannie Suk, Randall Kennedy, and John McWhorter. Learn more: hear opposing sides debate the issues that will shape our society for decades to come.
Protests have erupted on university campuses across the country. To many, these students are speaking out against racial injustice that has long been manifested in unwelcoming, sometimes hostile environments. Watch Debate