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February 27, 2009

Teach for America in Memphis

Dan Eyer, Anna Herzog, and McKenzie Byrd started the year in a seemingly untenable position - in 2007 only 45% of students at Kingsbury High School passed the state’s Algebra I state test with only 13% scoring on the advanced level.  By comparison, in Williamson County (one of the wealthiest communities in TN), 93% of the students passed the Algebra I exam, with 71 percent scoring at the advanced level.