These prompts were used at the Lincoln-Sudbury Tournament on December 4, 2021
Round 1 First, discuss why there has been so much violence and tension within schools this year. Then, decide what actions should be taken to minimize issues within school buildings during the school day.
Round 2 First, discuss if Americans are more politically divided today than at any other point in history. Then, decide what it would take for Democrats and Republicans to work together for the betterment of the country.
Round 3 First, discuss why people are willing to troll and say hateful things on social media they would not necessarily say in person. Then, decide if social media companies should do more to regulate civility on their sites.
Finals First, discuss if people still trust police officers and the police force after many scandals and issues have plagued communities across the country. Then, decide if any policy changes should be universally implemented by state or federal governments for police forces.