Consolidation http://wknofm.org en Radio Roundtable: Who Owns School Buildings and Property? http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-who-owns-school-buildings-and-property <p>This week on the <a href="http://www.wkno.org/behindtheheadlines/index.html">Behind the Headlines</a> radio roundtable, the panel discusses the recent attempt to introduce a bill in the legislature that would transfer county school buildings to municipalities.</p><p> Sat, 28 Jan 2012 00:03:02 +0000 Justin Willingham 8048 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: Who Owns School Buildings and Property? Former L.A. Superintendent Shares Advice For Large School Districts http://wknofm.org/post/former-la-superintendent-shares-advice-large-school-districts <p>One of the main concerns about the merged Shelby County school district is its size. Ramon Cortines has been superintendent of school districts of all sizes, including New York City and Los Angeles&mdash;the two largest in the country. And he&rsquo;s got some advice.</p> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 2199 at http://wknofm.org Former L.A. Superintendent Shares Advice For Large School Districts Big Changes On The Way For Shelby County Schools, Municipalities Say Too Big http://wknofm.org/post/big-changes-way-shelby-county-schools-municipalities-say-too-big <p>Memphis and Shelby County Schools might be on their way to consolidation, but sentiments on the matter are far from unified. The transition team and the unified school board charged with planning and executing school consolidation have met less than a handful of times, but already five of the six municipalities surrounding Memphis are thinking about creating their own municipal schools districts, rather than send their kids to a merged Shelby County Schools, and their concerns about consolidation may not be something the people captaining the merger can overcome, no matter what they do.</p> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 2198 at http://wknofm.org Big Changes On The Way For Shelby County Schools, Municipalities Say Too Big