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When she arrived from Austin last year, Atlanta Public Schools superintendent Meria Carstarphen inherited a system reeling from a scandal of historic proportions. With the cheating trial finally over, she’s begun the slow process of raising graduation rates from 58.6 percent (now 59.1 percent) in a 50,000- student school system rife with economic inequality.
There was no startup scene when David Cummings came to Atlanta in 2002. So the serial entrepreneur sold his company, a marketing automation firm called Pardot, for an estimated $95 million and founded Atlanta Tech Village, a Buckhead coworking space he opened nearly three years ago.