Vanaye Kelley and other students from Milwaukee, Wis. prepare for an upcoming debate at the Emory National Debate Institute, a two-week summer intensive program run by the Barkley Forum that brings more than 360 students from across the country to Emory. Milwaukee is the site of the 20th Urban Debate League, a national urban education reform movement founded at Emory in 1985.
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debate camp means more than words
Vanaye Kelley likes to talk—a lot. The rising 10th grader from Milwaukee, Wis. found the perfect outlet for her energy during the past two weeks at the Emory National Debate Institute (ENDI), an annual program that has spread the gospel of debate as a teaching and learning tool to school systems nationwide for 39 years.
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