Municipal School Districts http://wknofm.org en Radio Roundtable: TN Legislature Votes To Allow New Municipal School Districts Statewide http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-tn-legislature-votes-allow-new-municipal-school-districts-statewide <p>The <a href="http://www.capitol.tn.gov/">Tennessee State Legislature</a>&nbsp;has <a href="http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=SB0592&amp;ga=108">voted to lift</a> all restrictions on creating new municipal school districts throughout the state.</p><p>If <a href="http://www.tn.gov/governor/about.shtml">Governor Haslam</a> signs the bill, what will be the future of those schools in Shelby County?</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 23:56:21 +0000 Justin Willingham 29764 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: TN Legislature Votes To Allow New Municipal School Districts Statewide Radio Roundtable: The Achievement School District http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-achievement-school-district <p>This week on the <em>Behind the Headlines</em> Radio Roundtable, the panel takes a look at the Achievement School District and some of the progress that it has made in the past year.</p><p>Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the <a href="http://memphisdailynews.com"><em>Memphis Daily News</em></a>, is joined this week by panelists Chris Barbic, <a href="http://www.achievementschooldistrict.org/team/chris-barbic/">Superintendent of the Achievement School District</a>, and Eleanor Boudreau of WKNO-FM.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:16:54 +0000 Justin Willingham 27152 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: The Achievement School District Radio Roundtable: Gov. Bill Haslam's State Of The State Address http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-gov-bill-haslams-state-state-address <p>This week on the <em>Behind the Headlines</em> Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses TN Governor Bill Haslam's State of the State address, including the state's course against so-called "unfounded mandates," an expansion of TennCare, and school vouchers.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:50:51 +0000 Justin Willingham 26420 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: Gov. Bill Haslam's State Of The State Address Radio Roundtable: An Update on Municipal Schools http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-update-municipal-schools <p>Eric Barnes, publisher of the <em><a href="http://memphisdailynews.com">Memphis Daily News</a></em>, and panel discuss an update on the municipal schools.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Justin Willingham 19061 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: An Update on Municipal Schools Schools Consolidation Is Back In Federal Court http://wknofm.org/post/schools-consolidation-back-federal-court <p>Tensions are mounting yet again in regard to school consolidation.&nbsp; The Shelby County Commission filed suit to stop referendums on municipal schools, alleging that part of the intent is to create racially segregated schools.&nbsp; All parties will appear before federal Judge Hardy Mays on Monday.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 23:17:28 +0000 Candice Ludlow & Bill Dries 16404 at http://wknofm.org Schools Consolidation Is Back In Federal Court