John Aitken

Behind the Headlines
5:15 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Radio Roundtable: Searching For A New Superintendent

Unified School Board Members Dr. Kenneth Whalum (left) and Kevin Woods
Credit Unified School Board

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, Unified School Board members Dr. Kenneth T. Whalum, Jr., and and Kevin Woods, join host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and reporter Bill Dries to discuss the challenges that they face in the coming year.

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Behind the Headlines
4:45 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Radio Roundtable: Kriner Cash and John Aitken

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the superintendents of the Memphis City and Shelby County Schools, Drs. Kriner Cash and John Aitken, discuss the final year before the merger of the two school systems.

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Behind the Headlines
5:00 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Radio Roundtable: The Future of the Unified School District, Gasoline Taxes, and Medical Transplants

Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable
Bard Cole WKNO-TV 10

The Unified School Board has decided to not renew the contract of Memphis City School Superintendent Kriner Cash, whose contract runs out in August of 2013, about the time when the school merger will actually start. 

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Mid-South News
2:50 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

School Board Doesn’t Renew Memphis Superintendent’s Contract

Superintendent of Memphis City Schools Kriner Cash's contract expires in 2013. The Memphis and Shelby County school board voted not to renew that contract last night. The vote was 14-8. A similar motion not to renew the contract of Shelby County Schools Superintendent John Aitken, which expires in 2015, did not pass. That vote was 8-14.

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