Rochester ranked at the bottom of the...

Rochester ranked at the bottom of the list put out by Business First of Buffalo.

There are 5 comments on the WHTK-AM Rochester story from Oct 25, 2012, titled Rochester ranked at the bottom of the list put out by Business First of Buffalo.. In it, WHTK-AM Rochester reports that:

A new list of academic performance of 430 Upstate NY school districts ranks Pittsford at #1, while Rochester ranked at the bottom.

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Since: Mar 11

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#1 Oct 25, 2012
The next thing we will be told is that RCSD needs more money because the kids are the problem and the teachers need another raise. What they really need is to get rid of the union and the teachers that don't care because of tenure.How much more B/S can they throw out there to cover up the fact that the RCSD just isn't doing it's job??


Since: Nov 11

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#2 Oct 25, 2012

I do think you are being to hard on the teachers,union and RCSD.

Until the parents care and most dont how can a teacher teach.
Half the kids dont show up 30-40 percent of the time holding other kids back.(parents fault)

Schools should be separated into 3 or 4 groups and kids placed by their achievement.

Don't let underachieving kids hold back the achievers.

How many city kids in the third grade are performing at the kindergarten level?
A Lot and it all starts at home.


Since: May 11

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#4 Oct 25, 2012
Yeah Pigpen, leave the city schools alone, no one wants to help those drop outs or criminals pass any classes. Filthy wants the status quo, which is to produce uneducated, welfare rats and gang bangers..........WOW, filthy your idea stinks
Apes Gone Bananas

Rochester, NY

#5 Oct 25, 2012
You had the stats wrong. On avg, ALL the primates miss school 30-40% of the time, not half the little apes.
socket head

Johnstown, NY

#6 Oct 28, 2012
If the kids dont go to school the parents dont get a check.Then attendance would improve.

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