Unified School Board

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
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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
4:53 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Radio Roundtable: County Commissioner Mike Ritz and Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald

Behind the Headlines Host Eric Barnes
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This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, County Commissioner Mike Ritz and Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald join host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and Bill Dries, Senior Reporter for the Memphis Daily News, to discuss the latest developments on the Unified School front, including Judge Hardy Mays' decision to consider appointing a "special master" to streamline decision-making between the Unified School Board and the su

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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
5:04 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Radio Roundtable: Judge Mays Halts Municipal School Districts

Judge Hardy Mays

Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News discusses the repercussions of Judge Hardy Mays' ruling to halt the municipal school districts in Shelby County Suburbs, with Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News; Sharon Goldsworthy, Mayor of Germantown; David Pickler, member of the Unified School Board; and Martavius Jones, also a member of the Unified School Board.

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Behind the Headlines
5:18 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

Radio Roundtable: The Municipal Elections and the Impact on the Unified School District

Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, moderates a discussion about the real impact of the August 2, 2012, municipal elections on the proposed Unified School District with panelists Billy Orgell, Chairman of the Unified School Board; Bill Dries, reporter for the Memphis Daily News; and Jackson Baker, from the Memphis Flyer.

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