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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Bryan Johnson needs to go back where he came from. I’m sick and tired of the school board begging for money and then when they get it nothing.

You see the school board employees are getting paid. Salaries were shown . People are missing it.

The goal is to get these kids off the failing list and have better opportunities when they graduate and to be able to go to college. School board nickels and dimes the citizens of Chattanooga. I’m tired of it.

The urban schools have yet to get a facelift in their buildings. You got kids zoned to these schools but yet the private schools are getting their attention because they have a great program and better equipment.

Each year y’all promise to give teachers raises in Chattanooga. The good teachers go unnoticed . The Hamilton County school board promotes certain ones and it’s been the good ones holding it down. Then you hire rookie principals who simply can’t run a school and teachers fear for their lives all because I wanna be friends with the students and wanna be in a limelight 

It’s time out for asking for money and failed promises and the people are getting tired of the baloney. Every one wants money. With the current state everyone wants money but the pay's not going up.

Bryan Johnson has an agenda and so does his wife. Go back to Clarksville and leave Chattanooga. It seems to be all about the money. Do the right thing. I work hard for my money and I don’t get any handouts.

Toy Jackson



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Parent Engagement in Public Schools

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Currently, many communities and local education agencies in America are being compelled to focus upon the issue of adequate school funding and both the State of Tennessee and Hamilton County are no exception. This can often be a polarizing and perplexing issue as funding structures, student/school necessities and budgetary constraints are just some of the considerations that have ... (click for more)

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