Closer Look: Meria Carstarphen Takes Your Questions; And More

  Friday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Dr. Meria Carstarphen, superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, answers questions from the community about her plan to turn around low-performing schools;
  • 25:51: In the last segment of a two-part series, Kate Sweeney explains why the city of Portland, Oregon is an inspiration for the Atlanta Streetcar;
  • 30:32: Spelman College student Alexandra Roberson discusses the premiere of her short film “Grey” at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival;
  • 39:25: Candace Wheeler talks about the 11th GOP debate, an Olympic team of refugees and a surprise Kendrick Lamar album in today’s “Trending” segment.

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