School System - Better take a hard look

School System - Better take a hard look

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watch out

Cookeville, TN

#1 Dec 3, 2011
We better take a hard look at what's going on with our schools. Performance is steadily going DOWN. Look at the average composite ACT score: DOWN. Every year. All I hear from Willoughby is EXCUSES and more EXCUSES. The school board needs to make changes in the administration, in the central office AND the middle school AND the high school, or these kids coming up will be left behind. Too many cozy and comfortable cronies in the system who treat this TAXPAYER FUNDED organization like their own personal business!!!!!
Be Smart

La Vergne, TN

#2 Dec 3, 2011
I strongly agree! It all starts with voting for school board members. They are the ones in control. We as voters give them that power!
Richard Skinner

United States

#3 Dec 3, 2011
Are tax increases the answer. NO!!!! Administration is the answer. Make the board and director responsible. When it matters not to the director if the children have a home to live in as long as he gets a tax increase or a raise, something is wrong. Dub, Kenny, and Robinson seem to think money grows on trees. Start by voting these guys out and get responsible people in office. Voice your opinions
Be Smart

La Vergne, TN

#4 Dec 3, 2011
Amen Richard Skinner! ITS ALWAYS BEEN A POWER TRIP FOR THEM!!!!!!
watch out

Cookeville, TN

#5 Dec 4, 2011
I, for one, will NOT vote for any incumbent school board member who is willing to keep Willoughby on. Just last month they practically canonized the guy.....for what? Look at the state of progress in local education, these kids are barely treading water. How could anyone in their right mind defend keeping the status quo? We need change! Willoughby has to go! I will be Randy Jennings' worst nightmare at that ridiculous excuse for a middle school.
OLD MAN

Smithville, TN

#6 Dec 7, 2011
RIGHT ON BROTHER!Time for a new director,he has no vision for the school systems future.His two main priorties are keeping Evins and Robinson happy and building a high school in a swamp.
Speak UP

Cookeville, TN

#7 Dec 10, 2011
Willoughby has an evaluation coming up from the school board! Make your voices heard! This man is killing our school system!!!!!
Just take a look

Cookeville, TN

#8 Dec 10, 2011
at all the husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, parents and children, etc. working in this pathetic school system. They are treating OUR TAX DOLLARS like their own personal business and it is TIME FOR A CHANGE!! NO MORE STATUS QUO!!!
Van Rider

United States

#9 Dec 11, 2011
The husbands, wives, children TEACHERS are what makes the schools as good as they are. It's the board and administration that hurts the teachers. Most teachers care. Most administrators care about money.
HELP

Cookeville, TN

#10 Dec 17, 2011
HELP!!
true

Cookeville, TN

#11 Jan 14, 2012
Another reason we don't need tenure.
Once Bitten

Cookeville, TN

#12 Jan 15, 2012
Willoughby is an A$$ and needs to be GONE!
doesnt matter

Smithville, TN

#13 Jan 15, 2012
Hill Billy Willoughby needs to ride his horse on out of town. I didn't like him from day one and and I still don't like him. He looks like a goof, and acts like one too. I've been waiting to see him out town so I can tell him what a retard he looks like when he clunks around in his boots. I think that's the only reason he wanted the job here in Smithville.... because he gets good pay here and he can support his farting I mean farming habbits. Did you hear Mark wanted to make a new dress code... that's right wranglers and cowboy boots. They don't allow you to wear hats in school unless they are cowboy hats. The only thing you can bring to school that has a sharp edge on it are spurs for your boots. Yee Hawww Mark. Giddy Upp. Your a poor example of a good down home country boy. Maybe instead of hanging around Co-op or Tractor supply you will stay under your desk in your office. Seems like you get more done under there than you do anywhere else. Even if you did spend our money on GPS' you couldn't keep up with the buses because you would be out somewhere trying on different spurs.
wondering

Nashville, TN

#14 Jan 20, 2012
so did one of them GPS things attached to a school bus find out that judith hale wasn't doing her job?
online petitions WORK

Nashville, TN

#15 Jan 21, 2012
Speak UP wrote:
Willoughby has an evaluation coming up from the school board! Make your voices heard! This man is killing our school system!!!!!
http://www.ipetitions.com/start-petition...
Role Model

La Vergne, TN

#16 Jan 22, 2012
what about kenny rhody? is he a role model or what? He has been drawing a disability check for years!!! What the heckmis wrong with him? he stays at a local garage daily, hanging out with friends and working on his " Cooter truck", please correct me if i am wrong, if you are disabled, you can get out and drive, work on your vehicles at will, have a video made of you while working on your roof, eating at Neos and kilgores daily,running after Mark Willoughby like a dog in heat, going to all of those meetings out of state with and for willoughby, step down kenny rhody, you are a embarrasing disgrace to be considered a school board member! Kenny Rhody, WHAT A JOKE!!!
Daily

La Vergne, TN

#17 Jan 25, 2012
Amen to that!! KENNY RHODY is as big of a joke as Willoughby!! Do you want the children that go to school to be like you Kenny? A loser, a dead beat, you SUCK as a role model! Do Dekalb County a favor and step down as a school board member! You are a waste
hazard garge

United States

#18 Jan 25, 2012
yeah, well i ain't never put a butter knife to no kids neck and i ain't ever hung a jump rope around a kids neck and threatened to take him for a ride...
guest

Smithville, TN

#19 Jan 26, 2012
hazard garge wrote:
yeah, well i ain't never put a butter knife to no kids neck and i ain't ever hung a jump rope around a kids neck and threatened to take him for a ride...
Yeah we all know the story and who started it,some old, has been politicans can't seem to move on.
The usual tatic,try to turn on someone else hoping to deflect criticism away from your self.At least get a job and quit drawing off the goverment.
what a waste

La Vergne, TN

#20 Jan 26, 2012
Kenny Rhody sets a good example! He hasnt worked in years, he says he is disabled, he is a freaking liar, he is too lazy to work, do you think the kids should be like you Kenny? Get a public job, pretend to get hurt, draw disability for the rest of your life, ride around town in that cartoon truck!

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