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There are 5 comments on the NewsChannel5.com Nashville story from Jul 30, 2009, titled Report Released Reveals New Findings For Metro Schools - NewsCh.... In it, NewsChannel5.com Nashville reports that:

Teachers in Tennessee are making more than the national average, but for whatever reason students are not cutting it when it comes to test scores and even the most basic things like English proficiency.

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Since: Jul 09

Nashville,TN

#1 Jul 30, 2009
Metro Schools are terrible and failing our kids. Other surrounding counties are doing a far better job. The scary thing is our kids will be ill prepared for higher education or the job market.
GeoTruett

United States

#2 Jul 30, 2009
I think there are three legs to this stool...the teachers, yes, but what about the parents, AND the students, themselves?
Elizabeth37221

Charlotte, NC

#3 Jul 30, 2009
I really don't like to hear all Metro Schools lumped together and passed judgement on. If you look at individual schools we have some great tests scores and strong teachers. We should try to not pass judgement until we look at the population a district is teaching and the obstacles that must be overcome to make each child a success. Remember that is why it is called a "public school" district. We don't turn anyone away who enters our doors.
Lily

Kingsport, TN

#4 Jul 30, 2009
I think care should be taken when reporting news like this. Often the teachers end up blamed when we are working very hard to improve TN's problem. In fact, reports such as this often lead to more pressure and additional mandates for teachers... increasing stress levels and making it hard for us to actually do our jobs. I have worked in two states and TN is the worst for the two as far as demands on teachers go. I work all the time I am awake (yes during the summer too). I do not feel that more requirements for teachers will help.
owe

Waynesburg, KY

#5 Mar 22, 2011
wow i see

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