Education http://wknofm.org en How About The Second And Third Jobs? http://wknofm.org/post/how-about-second-and-third-jobs <p>Is college really useful if it only prepares students for their first job, when most of today's students today will have multiple jobs in their lifetimes.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:30:00 +0000 John Malmo 35645 at http://wknofm.org How About The Second And Third Jobs? 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 Jeb Bush Talks Education With Governor Haslam http://wknofm.org/post/jeb-bush-talks-education-governor-haslam <p></p><p>In Nashville today, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sat down for what was billed as “a candid conversation” on education. Jeb Bush has built a reputation as an education reformer.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After stepping down as governor in 2007, Bush created the Foundation for Excellence in Education, which advocates for school choice and higher standards in public education.</span></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:33:47 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 25392 at http://wknofm.org Jeb Bush Talks Education With Governor Haslam First Memphis City Schools Teacher To Win State Award In 30 Years Also Last http://wknofm.org/post/first-memphis-city-schools-teacher-win-state-award-30-years-also-last <p></p><p>After school in Allyson Chick’s third-grade classroom at Richland Elementary School, a young girl wrote “I love you Ms. Chick!” four times on a whiteboard while a teacher sat at Chick’s feet and talked over instruction strategies.</p><p>Chick was named Teacher of the Year by Tennessee’s Department of Education. It’s a competition she says is a bit like Miss America, or Miss Tennessee, for teachers, “I’m completely honored and floored and blown away,” Chick said.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 21:08:27 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 23258 at http://wknofm.org First Memphis City Schools Teacher To Win State Award In 30 Years Also Last