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Investigation Clears Harlem Teacher In Student’s Drowning Suicide

A city report says a high school teacher in Harlem did nothing wrong before a student left the school and drowned herself in the Hudson River in May.


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Former NYC High School Dean Pleads Guilty In Child Sex Case

Malik Taylor pleaded guilty Tuesday to rape and child endangerment for his encounters with the underage girl.


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Far Rockaway Principal Blasts Investigation Into Alleged Tardiness

A report released on Tuesday said P.S. 106 elementary school principal Marcella Sills should be fired from her job because she was often absent or late to work.


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Termination Recommended For Far Rockaway Principal After Investigation

Marcella Sills of PS 106 is accused of a list of offenses, including allegedly asking staffers to falsify timecards to cover what is being called a long-standing habit of her chronic absences and leaving work on the sly.


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High School Dean Accused Of Having Sex With, Harassing Students

A dean at a high school in Hell’s Kitchen has resigned, after investigators said he had sex with four students – one of them 16 years old.


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Authorities: Brooklyn Teacher Charged With Raping Student

Evelyn Rogers, a 33-year-old teacher at the High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media in Brooklyn, was arrested on third degree rape charges, Special Commissioner of Investigation Richard Condon said.


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Brooklyn Assistant Principal Accused Of Making Sexually Explicit Remarks To Students

William Abreu, 43, allegedly asked the three girls, who met with him to apply for summer jobs at the school, if they were sexually active.


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$10,000 Bail For Brooklyn Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With 16-Year-Old Student

English teacher Erin Sayar, 36, was arrested Thursday for rape and other charges for engaging in sexual conduct with the 11th grade student at Brooklyn’s James Madison High School, police said.


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NYC Department Of Education Putting Together First-Ever Social Media Policy

Under the new social media policy, schools chancellor Dennis Walcott has indicated that teachers may be barred from becoming Facebook friends with students on their personal pages.


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Bronx Principal Accused Of Using School Money To Fund Daughter’s ‘Sweet 16’ Party

Schools Special Commissioner of Investigation Richard Condon is recommending that P.S. 31 principal Liza Cruz Diaz be fired and made ineligible for future work with the Department of Education.


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NYC High School Teacher Accused Of Forging Jury Duty Notice

A closer look at the document revealed numerous errors. “Trail” was written instead of “trial,” “sited” for “cited,” and “manger” for “manager,” officials said.


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Report: Fired Teacher Allegedly Offered Bribe Of Better Grades

Investigators are alleging that a Queens teacher tried to bribe students with better grades in exchange for supportive testimony at a disciplinary hearing.


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Prosecutors: NYC Teacher Had Sex With Female Student In Classroom, Car

Charles Oross, 44, has been charged with statutory rape and endangering the welfare of a child. He allegedly continued his relationship with a female student for over a year.


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Grade Tampering Allegations Rise In New York City Schools

New York City’s special investigation commissioner says allegations of grade changing and test tampering by city teachers and school administrators have more than tripled since 2003.