Municipal Schools http://wknofm.org en Tennessee Lawmakers Lift Ban On Municipal Schools http://wknofm.org/post/tennessee-lawmakers-lift-ban-municipal-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If the governor does not veto a bill passed Monday, then the suburbs outside of Memphis will be able to restart a process to open municipal schools which they originally began in 2012. Last August, all six suburbs passed referendums to open their own municipal school districts, only to have those referendums voided by U.S. District Judge Samuel "Hardy" Mays. The new legislation will allow each suburb to hold another referendum on whether or not they want to open municipal schools. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 23:47:48 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 29577 at http://wknofm.org Tennessee Lawmakers Lift Ban On Municipal Schools Radio Roundtable: TN State Senate Minority Leader Jim Kyle And Municipal School Districts http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-tn-state-senate-minority-leader-jim-kyle-and-municipal-school-districts <p>This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, host Eric Barnes, publisher of the <a href="http://memphisdailynews.com"><em>Memphis Daily News</em></a>, talks with TN State Senate Minority Leader <a href="http://www.capitol.tn.gov/senate/members/s30.html">Jim Kyle</a> and <a href="http://www.mygermantownschools.com/about/steering-committee/">Ken Hoover</a>, who won a seat on the now-vacated Germantown School Board, discuss Judge Hardy Mays ruling on municipal school districts.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 22:56:32 +0000 Justin Willingham 23931 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: TN State Senate Minority Leader Jim Kyle And Municipal School Districts Judge Mays Stops Suburbs’ Plans For Municipal Schools http://wknofm.org/post/judge-mays-stops-suburbs-plans-municipal-schools <p></p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 05:25:29 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 23466 at http://wknofm.org Judge Mays Stops Suburbs’ Plans For Municipal Schools Sale Tax Hike Fails At Polls http://wknofm.org/post/sale-tax-hike-fails-polls <p></p><p>All six of the suburbs outside of Memphis elected municipal school boards, but they are still waiting for a ruling from a judge. Federal judge Hardy Mays is weighing whether or not the state law, which opened the door for municipal schools in Shelby County, is constitutional.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 08:36:45 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 22562 at http://wknofm.org Sale Tax Hike Fails At Polls Shelby County Votes On President, Sales Tax And Municipal School Boards Tomorrow http://wknofm.org/post/shelby-county-votes-president-sales-tax-and-municipal-school-boards-tomorrow <p></p><p>The presidential contest is expected to drive voter turnout across the nation and the state. Almost 1.5 million Tennesseans cast ballots early. That’s the second-highest early voting turnout in state history, just shy of 2008 totals.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 22440 at http://wknofm.org Shelby County Votes On President, Sales Tax And Municipal School Boards Tomorrow