0:00: Rose gives a news brief on Governor Brian Kemp signing an amended state budget for fiscal year 2019 today.
He’ll be joined by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, House Speaker David Ralston, Atlanta Public Schools System Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen, and North Atlanta High School Principal Curtis Douglass at North Atlanta High School. The amended budget includes priorities such as increasing Georgia teacher salaries’ and aid for those affected by Hurricane Michael.
2:09: Drawing on her experience as an elementary school educator and academic, UGA professor and award-winning author Dr. Bettina Love is addressing educational justice in her latest book “We Want to Do More Than Survive”. A conversation with Dr. Love about her vision for a reformed educational system.
37:46: For those with dementia, every-day tasks such as trips to the grocery store or the post office can become a challenge. How can communities become more “dementia-friendly” and accessible? Emory University neurologist Dr. William Hu explains ways we all can help.
Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker.