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Radio Roundtable: Funding Pre-K Education In Memphis

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Bard Cole
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WKNO

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, a debate about the proposed Memphis city sales tax, and how it might be used to fund pre-K education.

Shea Flinn, Memphis City Councilman; Rev. Kenneth Whalum, Pastor at the New Olivet Baptist Church; and Hank Herrod, with the Urban Child Institute in Memphis, join host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, for the discussion.

For the complete conversation, check the Behind the Headlines video page, or tune-in Fridays at 7 on WKNO-TV 10.  

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