700 Watts Street Durham, NC 27701

DGIN recently funded these projects:

GROW- A summer program for students who are in pre-k and about to attend kindergarten at Watts. The program runs Monday through Wednesday. Students participate in basic literacy activities that include Montessori themes. The program is supported by the school’s PTA and

DGIN recently funded these programs:

After School Reading Academy- For first and second-grade students reading behind their grade level, this program provides 20 weeks of engaging after-school literacy support from trained teachers and Duke tutors. The program goal is for each of those students to reach reading proficiency by the end of his or her third-grade year.

Peaceful Planet- With support from DGIN and SunTrust bank, George Watts Montessori implemented a 5-week summer program for rising second and third-grade students. This unique, teacher-created program had three overarching goals: align interventions for struggling readers that occur during the school year with a summer program, provide enriching experiences for students, and engage parents and other community members.

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