Education Panel

Panelists will watch a 5-minute segment that addresses education and poverty, and will then discuss it. They will also answer other related questions.


Carla Abodalo, instructor of criminology and academic director of the crime and justice accelerated degree program at Albright College.

Yvonne Stroman, Reading School Board president.

Dr. Anna Weitz, president of Reading Area Community College

 

Possible questions:

  • What is the relationship between poverty and education?
  • What can be done to increase graduation rates in Reading?
  • How can we educate Reading’s workforce, making employees more desirable and employers attracted to starting a business in Reading?
  • What kind of resources are needed to keep students in high school and interested in post-high school education?

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