Closer Look: Marietta Superintendent Talks Online Learning; Plastic Surgeon On COVID-19’s Impact On His Volunteering Efforts, Practice

Marietta City Schools Superintendent Dr.Grant Rivera joins "Closer Look to discuss the district's reopening plan. Superintendent Rivera also talks about what students, parents and teachers can expect when in-person instruction starts next month.
Marietta City Schools Superintendent Dr.Grant Rivera joins "Closer Look to discuss the district's reopening plan. Superintendent Rivera also talks about what students, parents and teachers can expect when in-person instruction starts next month.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 00:00: Rose Scott reports on the latest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    And, in other news, American Medical Association Dr. President Patrice Harris delivered a national address Tuesday morning on the importance of relying on science and data during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    And finally, Emory University’s next president will be Gregory L. Fenves, current president of The University of Texas at Austin.
    Finally, Georgia lawmakers are remembering the life of Republican state Sen. Jack Hill, who died Monday at the age of 75.
  • 10:20: Dr. Grant Rivera, Marietta City Schools superintendent, joins “Closer Look” to discuss how his district is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 27:45: Dr. Ben Stong, owner of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery in Atlanta, joins “Closer Look” to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected his work volunteering around the globe and his practice here at home.

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.