Audio Included in Post. Runs 16 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Democratic Mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy reacted sharply to Mayor Greg Ballard’s proposal that the city assume oversight responsibility for any IPS schools the State of Indiana takes over because of academic deficiencies. Mayor Ballard announced his proposal Wednesday. On Afternoons with Amos, Communications Director Marc Lotter explained Mayor Ballard’s position. Kennedy reacted strongly to the suddenness of the proposal. Hear both interviews above. Share your comments in the comments section below.