Next Steps in the Schools Merger

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 24): Our journalist roundtable looks at the schools merger and next steps. Panelists include school board members Billy Orgel and Tomeka Hart and county commissioners Wyatt Bunker and Mike Ritz.

Roundtable on Memphis budget and Grizzlies’ impact

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 17): Our journalist roundtable looks at the continuing saga of the City of Memphis budget, plus the impact of recent victories by the Memphis Grizzlies. Panelists include Eleanor Boudreau (WKNO-FM), Kyle Veazey (The Commercial Appeal), and Bill Dries and Don Wade (The Daily News).

Memphis City Council members highlight budget challenges

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 10): Memphis City Council members Shea Flinn and Lee Harris, and Council vice chairman Jim Strickland join us to discuss some of the challenges facing the city during budget season. [More details.]

Hopson discusses school merger challenges, superintendent search

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 3): Interim schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson joins us to talk about the challenges facing his office, the current search for a permanent superintendent, and what’s coming up in the merger. [More details.]

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