Homeschoolers debate, compete, learn

Debate is a somewhat lost skill in the non-judgemental government schools. Here is an opportunity for homeschoolers to shine.
Before he took center stage, Robert Fee was calm and composed as he gathered his notes.
And when it came time for him to speak, it was like someone flipped on his switch.
“Human rights are of the utmost importance,” the Fayetteville, Ga., native said confidently. “They give us life, liberty and personal property. Without these rights, there would be no basis for any civilization.”
No, Fee is not a lobbyist or a lawyer. He is a 17-year-old taking part in the Lincoln-Douglas debate finals at the FUSION (Floridians Using Speech to Influence Our Nation) Region 8 Qualifying Tournament last Thursday.
FUSION is a local home- school club that is based in Bonita Springs. The club members are from Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers and Cape Coral. The club is affiliated with the National Christian Forensics and Communication Association, which sponsors debate and speech events across the country for home- school students. Read more…

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