Divided reaction to new school maps

About a dozen schools will close and new schools will be built in crowded north Atlanta under two new proposals to redraw Atlanta Public Schools boundaries.

Auditors raise MARTA safety concerns

A federal audit of MARTA raised safety concerns that included the death of a transit patron, faulty indicator lights that tell controllers whether the “third rail” is hot, and a “near miss” between a train and a work vehicle in a rail yard.