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WBOI Presents: An Issues & Ales conversation about education

Issues & Ales Education 2022
Ella Abbott, Rebecca Green, Bowen Center, Northwest Allen County Schools/YouTube
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This week, we are listening to the first conversation from the return of WBOI’s Issues & Ales. Our own Ella Abbott moderated a panel discussion about education issues in northeast Indiana. The panel was followed by a Q&A with the audience.

How will teaching through the pandemic shape education going forward? How are students faring? What were some of the possible impacts of education bills introduced in the General Assembly? We’ll have the answers to those questions and more on WBOI Presents.

Our panelists were Anne Duff, president of Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of Trustees, Phil Downs, director of education, graduate programs and accreditation at Trine University, and Sandra Vohs, president of the Fort Wayne Education Association.

Special thanks to the WBOI News Team for making this show possible. Our music is by Mark Waldick, Noah Campodonico, Kurt Roembke, and Hope Arthur. Our web producer is Loyal Vandenburg. Our production assistants are Monica Blankenship, Meihkai Bowers, Steve Mullaney, Kyle Norbeck, Diahmynd Thomas, Mikaela Veltum, and Sydney Wagner.

Ella Abbott is a multimedia reporter for 89.1 WBOI. She is a strong believer in the ways audio storytelling can engage an audience and create a sensory experience.