High School

Current Issues & Events

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The Best of Texas Contest Current Issues & Events App helps you learn current state, national and world events and issues for the Texas UIL High School Current Issues & Events contest. 

  • Study current news facts.
  • Take unlimited quizzes to test your knowledge.

New content will continue to be added as the news becomes available for the UIL date range:

          The dates for the 2017-18 contests range from August 21 to April 22.

General topics will include:

  • War & Conflict
  • International
  • Domestic
  • Economics
  • Science / Technology / Environment
  • Education / Awards / Honors / Media / Deaths
  • Texas

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