Young Scholars Summer Research Institute Helps Durham Youth Develop Writing, Research Skills

Local students learn about inequalities and develop writing, research skills

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Through the Young Scholars Summer Research Institute, Durham Public School students in grades eighth, ninth and 10th spent two weeks developing writing and research skills and learning about the intersection of wealth, racial, legal, housing, gender, and educational Inequalities as well as their impact locally and globally.  The institute is sponsored by the Duke University Samuel Dubois Cook Center on Social Equity and facilitated by DPS teachers, university professors and guest speakers from community organizations in Durham. They make final presentations on Friday.