Education Debate Topics

by Loraine Walters
Created: 17.10.2019
Updated: 07.02.2020
Education Debate Topics

List of 303 Education Debate Topics

  1. 5 reasons why studying is important
  2. A person in poverty steals a loaf of bread. Is it ok?
  3. A third of parents admit to skipping pages in bedtime stories because they are so tired. Are the doing their children a disservice?
  4. According to the U.S. Flag Code “The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery”, and “No part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform.” Should the U.S. Flag Code be taught in school?
  5. All schools should not be gender exclusive?
  6. Alt-Right’s Professor Watch List : Does academia really discriminate against conservative students?
  7. American Concentration Camps: Do Americans Overlook Less Flattering Parts of Our History?
  8. An Anchorage School District hides video of a teacher sexually abusing a special needs student. Should the school district lose federal funding?
  9. An estimated 1 in 4 Alabamans are functionally illiterate, meaning they’re unable to manage daily living and employment tasks that require reading skills beyond a basic level. Should the federal government be more involved in education?
  10. Andrew Jackson: was he cold hearted and brutal?
  11. Animals should be in a circus why
  12. Apne khoya hua payar ko pane ki dua / dua for lost love back
  13. Are American students too whiny?
  14. Are maths and sciences more important than the arts?
  15. Are projects pointless?
  16. Are schools giving students too much to do?
  17. Are Schools going overboard with blocking websites?
  18. Are Student Loans Too High?
  19. Are students learning enough in school?
  20. Are teachers better than computers
  21. Argumentative essay on teachers are better than farmers
  22. Art and gym should be electives in high school.
  23. Art is more important than Science
  24. Brazil and other countries imported more slaves than the U.S.: Is U.S. slavery overemphasized in history books?
  25. Can any of these training programs be trusted?
  26. Can cell phones be used as an educational tool?
  27. Can homeschooling gives efficient education to students? Yes or No?
  28. Can the low level of literacy among English youth be blamed on the national curriculum?
  29. Canada education good or bed yes or no
  30. Caribou is the North American name for reindeer: Should this be taught in schools?
  31. Change the Frisbee to a yeet disk
  32. Children learn bird calls: Do children learn enough practical things in school?
  33. Children these days are suffering from obesity, why and how can it be solved ?
  34. Christianity should be a mandatory subject taught in American public schools.
  35. College / University students should have a part time job to help their parents financially. Do you agree ?
  36. College Board CEO pushes for new version of SAT: Should the SAT be changed?
  37. Curriculum leads to success
  38. Dicipline is obstrucle for Innovation
  39. Did Hitler really die in his bunker back in 1945?
  40. Do chrome books help students or not?
  41. Do the humanities play a fundamental role in the cultivation of empathy?
  42. Do we have the right to abuse or kill animals?
  43. Do We Learn Better From Parables or Straight Forward Facts?
  44. Do we need cursive to be taught in schools?
  45. Do we need school uniforms?
  46. Do you enjoy school?
  47. Do you go to Krimmel Intermediate in Spring, Texas? If yes, do you think it is a good school?
  48. Do you hate LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi, transgender)?
  49. Do you support the new studies about the conversion therapy for gays?
  50. Do you think substitute teachers should be respected?
  51. Do you think that homework should be given to students every night?
  52. Do you think the Holocaust should be taught in schools at any time?
  53. Does Einstein deserve the title “Man of the Century”? What about other notable people in his century?
  54. Does television makes people lazy and violent?
  55. Does the teaching of slavery and segregation have more negative aspects than positive?
  56. Does the teaching of slavery and segregation in schools have more negative aspects than positive?
  57. Does the United States need more museums?
  58. During World War 1m the Ottoman Empire rounded up and slaughtered over 1.5 million Armenians living in their empire. This event was the basis for the creation of the word “genocide.” Do schools do a good enough job teaching WWI history?
  59. Educating women may be most important factor in preventing radicalization: Should women’s education be a worldwide concern?
  60. Effective memory methodology
  61. Encyclopedias now virtually ‘worthless’ as Wikipedia celebrates 16th anniversary: Are online encyclopedias reliable?
  62. Grades Should Be Abolished
  63. Greg Fishel; Secretly a Norwegian SPY?!?
  64. Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas
  65. Harvard doesn’t need tuition dollars: Should college tuition be free if the school doesn’t need the money?
  66. High school attendance should be voluntary
  67. Homeschool good or bad WHY?
  68. Homework is Good or Not?
  69. How can we educate people, especially children, about the harm of cyber-bullying?
  70. How some local college students are selling themselves to pay tuition: Is this story a sign that we need to reduce the costs of higher education?
  71. In future there will be no teachers
  72. In schools, should popularity be based on intelligence rather than athleticism?
  73. Internal evaluation in college is good or bad?
  74. Internet has brought more harm than good
  75. Is “Romeo and Juliet” important for 9th grade English
  76. Is bellwork a good way to start a class?
  77. Is bellwork an effective way to start a class?
  78. Is Common Core a good idea/program for America’s public education system?
  79. Is education in the US good enough? Are there improvements that could be made?
  80. Is education still a right or a business in india?
  81. Is home schooling a good idea?
  82. Is home work necessary?
  83. Is India a land of immigrants?
  84. Is it necessary to know more than 2 languages?
  85. Is it necessary to learn more than 2 languages?
  86. Is it worthwhile for parents to fork out $20,000+ per annum on private schools for their children? Is private schooling really beneficial for students?
  87. Is it wrong that administrators of the Hazelwood School District in St. Louis, MO, make over six figures?
  88. Is Kathryn (Cruel Intentions) meaner than Regina Geroge (Mean Girls)?
  89. Is lack of education the main cause of poverty?
  90. Is Leafy the best Youtuber ever?
  91. Is online study is better than traditional study?
  92. Is Ramesses II an important historical figure that people need to know about?
  93. Is school improving society?
  94. Is school really helping society?
  95. Is spending money on pure mathematics research worth it?
  96. Is Sunday The First Day Of The Week?
  97. Is telling the truth the right thing to do
  98. Is the ‘Stranger Danger’ message harmful to children?
  99. Is the book wonder a good book
  100. Is The Educational System Broken?
  101. Is the exchange program helpful?
  102. Is the importance of spelling, punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure declining?
  103. Is the Jehovah’s Witness religion a cult?
  104. Is the newspaper still important?
  105. Is there a flaw in the educational system when adults do not retain basic math and English skills?
  106. Kids get longer recess
  107. Kids should have longer school time!
  108. Knowledgeis better than wealth
  109. Maths is better than English and History
  110. My school is blocking music on youtube because it’s “blacklisted” as music. Is this acceptable?
  111. On balance, the benefits of the IOT do not outweigh the harms of decreased personal privacy.
  112. Plastics should be banned totally or not
  113. Please give alternatives to detention as punishment that you’ve experienced that actually works.
  114. Replace textbooks with tablets
  115. School is the key to success.
  116. School need More hours
  117. School NEEDS to be shorter! What do you think? I have problems speaking to people because I can’t talk at school!
  118. School uniforms should be banned
  119. Schools close in Northern Michigan: Should schools close in bad weather?
  120. Schools don’t teach children the important things they need to know to be an adult?
  121. Schools should be safer
  122. Science is not our future
  123. Shakira speaks 7 languages: Should learning a second language be mandatory in public schools?
  124. Should 6th grade be in elementary or middle school?
  125. Should a college degree be required for all professional careers?
  126. Should a kid have a cell phone by middle school?
  127. Should animal experimentation be banned.
  128. Should animals be kept in the wild?
  129. Should AP World History keep giving us more DBQ’s and CCOT’s, resulting in anger and stress?
  130. Should athletes in the United States should have less homework than students who do not participate in sports?
  131. Should boys and girls be mixed in the same homeroom at school?
  132. Should boys and girls be on the same sports teams?
  133. Should boys and girls sit together in schools
  134. Should bullies be helped or punished?
  135. Should chess be taught in schools
  136. Should children be allowed to play violent games like ‘Battleground’?
  137. Should children be held back in school k-12?(California)
  138. Should children have more choice in their education.
  139. Should children start school later so they don’t have to wake up early? And end at the same hour as usual
  140. Should children with autism spectrum disorder be taught in mainstream schools?
  141. Should Class Grades be Based on Height
  142. Should classroom dissection be mandatory?
  143. Should Dictionary’s be free to the public?
  144. Should discipline be part of the grading system in school?
  145. Should dress code in schools exist?
  146. Should Elementary Students Be Taught About Drugs?
  147. Should everyone be given a chance at education especially the poor and weak student ?
  148. Should exams change?
  149. Should freshmen get suspended for 30 days for talking in class?
  150. Should German be more commonly taught in schools today?
  151. Should guns be allowed on high school campuses?
  152. Should high school & university merge?
  153. Should high school students be able to vote to fire teachers per year?
  154. Should high school students be able to vote to fire teachers?
  155. Should High School Students Be Allowed To Choose Their Own Academics?
  156. Should high school students be required to take anatomy classes and know more about their own bodies and health?
  157. Should homework be compulsory in school
  158. Should intelligent design be taught in public schools?
  159. Should juveniles be charged and tried as adults?
  160. Should kids be able to choose their extension or encore classes?
  161. Should Kids be able to have access to the internet at school
  162. Should kids be aloud to bring phones to school?
  163. Should kids bring weapons to school
  164. Should kids get in trouble for being late to school?
  165. Should Kids Study Coding in Elemantary School?
  166. Should kids use cellphones in class
  167. Should Latin be taught in high schools?
  168. “Should lessons about Prussia be taught in History?
  169. ((My class has never mentioned the country before))”
  170. Should Middle and High Schools Have Advanced Classes For All Grades?
  171. Should middle school students be drug tested?
  172. Should Middle school students have homework?
  173. Should middle schoolers have bed times?
  174. Should middle schools have longer lunch time.
  175. Should music lessons be held at schools?
  176. Should my country help other countries in need?
  177. Should not graduating college be illegal?
  178. Should our school have lockers?
  179. Should parents stop pressuring their children into taking too many AP and/or IB classes in high school?
  180. Should parents stp Pressuring their children into taking many AP and/or IB classes in high school?
  181. Should physics be taught in middle schools?
  182. Should proper first aid be a requirement in all high schools?
  183. Should pupils be permanently excluded from schools for carrying weapons?
  184. Should SAT’s be banned?
  185. Should school computers block certain things?
  186. Should school focus on what children want to be in the future instead of the fix core subject?
  187. Should school have ads
  188. Should School Hire Chefs to Cook?
  189. Should School Internet Have restrictions?
  190. Should school sell sodas
  191. Should school staff be allowed to carry guns to protect students from school shooters?
  192. Should School start later, or should the start time stay the same?
  193. Should School Uniform be banned?
  194. Should school uniforms be encouraged?
  195. Should schools allow students to have more than one piercing?
  196. Should Schools Ban Boxcar Children Books?
  197. Should Schools be blocking all websites except the ones required?
  198. Should schools be gender neutral institutions
  199. Should schools be longer than 7 hours?
  200. Should schools be segregated by sex or by IQ
  201. Should schools do more background checks when it comes to hiring?
  202. Should schools do more to expose kids to computer science?
  203. Should schools have chocolate fountains?
  204. Should schools talk more about the issues surrounding suicide, self-harm, eating disorders and other mental health issues?
  205. Should schools teach more about black history?
  206. Should science be banned
  207. Should shopkeepers be armed with weapons
  208. Should Slang words and expressions such as ‘Selfie’ and ‘Turnt’ be entered into the dictionary?
  209. Should someone be highly interested or concern with academics if they want a future in life?
  210. Should standardized testing be banned?
  211. Should student be allowed to eat in class?
  212. Should students attend school?
  213. Should students be able to listen to music during class???
  214. Should students be able to pick their own classes in middle school?
  215. Should students be able to take classes based more on interest instead of the usual required classes.
  216. Should students be allowed to bring phones to elementary school?
  217. Should students be forced to learn what they feel they don’t need in school?
  218. Should students be forced to take classes that aren’t needed/wanted for their future?
  219. Should students be paid for their work?
  220. Should students get paid for grades?
  221. Should students grade teachers?
  222. Should Students Have More Rights in School?
  223. Should Students Have Say In What They Wish To Learn
  224. Should students have standardized test?
  225. Should Students Have To Take Standardized Tests?
  226. Should students in primary school be allowed to choose their own subjects
  227. Should students use cellphones in classrooms for educational purpose?
  228. Should swimming classes be mandatory for high school kids?
  229. Should teacher-less computer lessons be given in the classroom for students to work at their own speed (e.G. Math and reading?)
  230. Should teachers be able to carry guns in the classroom?
  231. Should teachers be allowed to grade on a curve
  232. Should Teachers Be Allowed To Have Guns In The Classroom To Protect Students?
  233. Should teachers be allowed to own firearms
  234. Should teens get less homework?
  235. Should the entire English education system be revised for practicality pitfalls?
  236. Should the government assist in paying student debts?
  237. “Should the government control the mass media
  238. generally and why ?”
  239. Should the people be racist towards politicians? Declare all politicians to evil and worthless beings?
  240. Should the US school system be overhauled entirely for a better, More individualized system?
  241. Should there be extra credit in schools?
  242. Should there be more educational institutions?
  243. Should we ban boxing?
  244. Should we force children to attend School student elections and vote for them?
  245. Should We Fund Discovering New Breeds Of Creatures?
  246. Should we go to school all year round?
  247. Should we have gaming class as an elective?
  248. Should we have PSLE?
  249. Should we help people who are bullying
  250. Should we learn less in school
  251. Should we let primary schools give out free ice creams every Friday(compulsory)?
  252. Should We Replace Textbooks With Tablets
  253. Should we replace textbooks with tablets in class?
  254. Should we switch to competency-based grading in school?
  255. Should we Teach Parts of Speech in Middle School?
  256. Should we upgrade the school system a bit more to cater towards students?
  257. Single gender classrooms good or bad
  258. Sixth Grade Education Foiled Again: Should working professionals be re-educated on basic information?
  259. Source of Great Pyramids in Question: Is there real proof that the pyramids were built by slaves?
  260. Student loan debt for bachelor’s degree recipients continues to grow. Should the federal government make public colleges free?
  261. Students seize control of Brazilian schools: Should students be allowed to protest budget cuts on their own?
  262. Students should have a part-time job.
  263. Study abroad should be only for postgraduate students . Do you agree ?
  264. Tardy policy helps or hurts teen in high school?
  265. Teachers and staff members should be prohibited from being online friends or followers of their students.
  266. Technology in the classroom: Would you say we are using too much of a good thing?
  267. Test of this question?
  268. The electoral college was founded by statesmen who didn’t trust direct democracy: Is the electoral college outdated?
  269. The government should be responsible for students failure in Nigeria (oppose)
  270. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology deems certain students who take courses in Pistol Marksmanship, Archery, Sailing and Fencing as certified “Pirates.” Should a higher education institution offer these courses?
  271. The phrase “It’s all Greek to me” occurs in other languages, but often substitutes Chinese: Is Chinese one of the most difficult languages to understand?
  272. There is too much inequality in the world. Rich people should do more to help poor people
  273. Uganda shutting down schools: Are private institutions profiting from the poor?
  274. Uniforms in school?
  275. Unitalarianism is the concept of oneness, and I know it resolves all of the worlds issues through integrative segregation.
  276. University removes ban on demeaning jokes: Should public school systems have a ban against demeaning jokes?
  277. Ur mom lol
  278. Was it a good idea to change the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary to just Lee Elementary?
  279. Was the choice of Tom Holland as Spiderman for 2017, the right choice?
  280. Washtenaw County schools close for snow: Should snow days exist?
  281. We Need To ban Appropriate clothing and hair style from school
  282. We regret the commercialization of childhood in the developed world
  283. What do you prefer: paper books or ebooks?
  284. What is your view on feminism?
  285. Whats a better math game? Prodigy (yes) or khan academy (no)
  286. Whats smarter Chickens or Dogs? Yes=Chickens No=Dogs
  287. Wherther or not students should be given a longer lunch break
  288. Whether or not East and West will ever become culturally, Socially, Religiously etc one or will remain different. ?
  289. Which is better? Computers(yes) or books(no)?
  290. Who gets dress coded more, girls or boys?
  291. Why books are educational
  292. “Why should students be allowed to wear coats in the classroom?
  293. Base you reasons off of hard evidence.”
  294. Why should/shouldn’t animals be kept in zoos?
  295. Why we should have writting in schools
  296. Will brick and mortar schools become obsolete in the future?
  297. Will student debt ever go down?
  298. Winter weather prompts Western MT school and business: Do we need online alternatives when school close so that children don’t fall behind?
  299. With hard work and determination anyone can be successful
  300. Women now allowed in Niagara College: Should all colleges admit both sexes?
  301. Would you enroll your child in gun safety classes if it were provided through public schools?
  302. Yes school bullies should get harsher punishments
  303. Yes teacher should be responsible for held students performance

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