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 for the current year.


Important topics will include:

  • United States presidency and national politics
  • National and state elections
  • Texas politics
  • International conflict
  • Nuclear ambitions by foreign governments
  • U.S. Supreme Court decisions
  • The economy and significant economic events
  • Global climate change and the environment
  • Major scientific and technological developments

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