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First Coast Connect

10/07/15: Nikolai Vitti; See The Girl Summit; Read It Forward Jax; Oktoberfest At Art Walk

Duval County Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti joins us to discuss the state's standardized tests. proposed changes to the school district's boundaries and more.

Later this month, the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center will hold its second annual See the Girl Summit with the goal of reforming the state’s juvenile justice system to improve the way Florida treats at risk girls and young women. We speak with Lawanda Ravoira, the Center's executive director; Christy Daley, Florida’s Secretary of Juvenile Justice; and community leader and CEO of EHR Investments, Susan Remmer Ryzewic.

Read It Forward Jax chairman W.C. Gentry joins us with a look at that group's efforts to improve literacy rates in Duval County.

And we preview this week's Oktoberfest at Art Walk event with Downtown Vision, Inc's Katherine Hardwick.

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Sean Birch joined the WJCT team in late 2011 and was with the company until 2016.