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Closer Look: Protecting Ga.'s Wildlife; School; And More

Aug 24, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Dr. Meria Carstarphen, Atlanta Public Schools superintendent, talks about top issues facing the school district in the midst of implementing new programs;
  • 21:00: In today’s "Stories of Atlanta," Lance Russell tells listeners about Atlanta’s Camp Gordon and what became of it;
  • 22:06: Cpl. Casey Jones from Georgia’s Department of Wildlife talks about how his division of the Department of Natural Resources investigates illegal activity affecting the state’s wildlife;
  • 40:48: Clayton County School Superintendent Luvenia Jackson talks about the effort it took to turn around Clayton County schools;
  • 58:14: Jeff Gagne, director of the Southern Education Board, talks about how school districts determine their academic calendar;
  • 1:09:58: Marietta Chief of Police Dan Flynn talks about how his department is engaging with the residents of Marietta.