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A Conundrum

Education helps solve the effects of poverty, yet poverty is the biggest challenge for education. I am convinced education is the most important key to escaping poverty. Without a great education, your chances of escaping poverty or even moving up in socioeconomic class are slim. Read more from Summit Education Initiative Executive Director Derran Wimer in this post.

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Learning to Love Reading

For some students, reading is a struggle to master. More so, it’s an activity often neglected. That’s why nearly 50 Akron-based employees from Goodyear Tire & Rubber devote about an hour of time to one student every week. It’s an hour of reading. Comprehension. Activities. And perhaps most importantly, one-on-one attention. Learn more about the Akron Reads tutoring program.

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