Shelby County Schools

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
5:16 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Radio Roundtable: The Achievement School District

Eric Barnes, Host of Behind the Headlines
Credit Bard Cole / WKNO

This week on the Behind the Headlines 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.

Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, is joined this week by panelists Chris Barbic, Superintendent of the Achievement School District, and Eleanor Boudreau of WKNO-FM.

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Behind the Headlines
4:53 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Radio Roundtable: Forrest Park, School Budgets, And Guns In Parking Lots

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses renaming Forrest Park, the merged-school budget, and a guns-in-parking lots bill from the Tennessee State Legislature.

This week's panel includes guest-host Pierre Kimsey, Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News, Michael Kelley of the Commercial Appeal, and Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer.

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Behind the Headlines
6:52 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Radio Roundtable: A Conversation With Kriner Cash

Outgoing Superintendent for the Memphis City Schools Kriner Cash

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, after five years as Superintendent of the Memphis City Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash will be leaving at the end of January. He sat down with the panel to discuss his tenure.

For a review of the top news stories of the week, you can tune-in to Behind the Headlines Friday evenings at 7 on WKNO-TV 10

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Behind the Headlines
5:03 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Radio Roundtable: School Vouchers For Charter And Private Schools?

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses creating a school voucher or scholarship program for charter and private schools in Tennessee, and the potential consequences for public education in the state.

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