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Video: Lunch Break With Ms. Joyce Abbott at EWA’s 75th National Seminar
The namesake for the ABC sitcom 'Abbott Elementary' discusses public education and more.

Ms. Joyce Abbott, the namesake for the ABC sitcom “Abbott Elementary,” joined the Education Writers Association’s 75th National Seminar on July 24, 2022.

In a Q&A during lunch time at the conference, Abbott discusses her remarkable career as an educator in Philadelphia and the current landscape for public education.

  • Joyce Abbott, Philadelphia School District (retired)
  • Erica Green, The New York Times (moderator)

 

The video was filmed and edited by Delta Flores for EWA on July 24, 2022.

Video: Lunch Break With Ms. Joyce Abbott at EWA’s 75th National Seminar