SIX AND SEVEN OF NINE VIDEO SEGMENTS WITH APS SUPERINTENDENT
With Atlanta Public Schools in the midst of change — the school board approved two elementary school closings this week — I sat down with Superintendent Meria Carstarphen for a long video interview on the challenges and future of the district.
AJC multimedia journalist Erica Hernandez broke the interview into nine short segments. (Two to three minutes.)
In videos 6 and 7, Carstarphen addresses a related issue: Does the will exists across communities to improve Atlanta schools or has the cheating scandal created lasting doubts?
Here is a link to the first video.
Link to the third segment.
Link to the fourth segment.
Link to the fifth segment.
In this segment, Carstarphen addresses whether there is community will to help Atlanta schools.
In this one, the school chief discusses the shadow of the cheating scandal.