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COBB LIFE for Sept 17th

Publish Date:  Sept 17th




From the Henssler Financial Studio this is Cobb Life from the Marietta Daily Journal. I'm Brian Giffin with the BG Ad Group. It is great to have you with us for another fun episode. Today is an education themed edition, your show rundown is presented by Credit Union of Georgia. In this episode, we'll feature an insightful speech delivered by Cobb County’s Superintendent, Chris Ragsdale, at the Kiwanis Club of Marietta last Thursday. Ragsdale covered a wide range of topics, including teacher compensation, school security, and graduation rates, in his comprehensive presentation. The event also included a thorough and engaging question-and-answer session, giving us valuable insights into the state of education in Cobb County. Pull up a's Sunday,'s Cobb Life...and we'll get it going next.




Welcome back to Cobb Life. In this segment of Superintendent Ragsdale's Kiwanis Club speech on Cobb Life, key points covered include the significance of SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax) in funding Cobb County education, the 62 and over tax exemption's connection to SPLOST, the economic benefits from the Atlanta Braves to Cobb County, the district's status as Georgia's highest-paying school district to attract top teachers, the importance of technology in a district the size of Cobb County, and the district's success, including high graduation rates and notable achievements.




That concludes the initial segment of Superintendent Ragsdale's speech. We'll now take a brief break and return shortly with more insights from Ragsdale. Stay tuned!




Welcome back to Cobb Life on this lovely Sunday morning. Let's dive straight back into Superintendent Ragsdale's recent Kiwanis Club speech. In this segment, he discusses providing diverse career and education paths for students, including trade and technical programs, addressing school security challenges, expressing gratitude for teachers and the classroom difficulties they encounter, and shares a touching personal experience from a recent graduation ceremony that paid tribute to a student who had passed away.


***RAGSDALE 2***


And we’ll be right back with closing comments after this.





And that concludes another episode of Cobb Life. We appreciate you tuning in this week, and we trust you found Superintendent Chris Ragsdale's speech engaging. Don't forget to join us again next week for another dose of exciting content. I'm your host, Brian Giffin, representing the BG Ad Group. Until then, stay well, and farewell!

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