A once highly respected public school teacher has been barred from ever teaching again in New York City, after pleading guilty to the sexual abuse of a 17-year-old girl.
Francesco Portelos has been blogging about his battle with the city Department of Education since he was removed from Intermediate School 49 on Staten Island in April.
A Queens teacher has been banned from all city schools after he allegedly made inappropriate comments and gestures during a sexual education class.
Tara Driscoll, 34, of Bay Shore, was sentenced today to six years probation with sex offender conditions.
Rafael Sosa, 29, allegedly had relations with the student on several occasions. He allegedly kissed her and touched her inappropriately.
Perhaps one Connecticut math teacher should stick to numbers, not names.
A former Southern California teacher has been arrested for allegedly exchanging sexually explicit images with a 13-year-old New Jersey girl.
Police say Kaitlin Grant of Elmont worked as a substitute teacher in the Freeport School District. The relationship allegedly took place from November 2011 to March 2012. Her attorney says his client “emphatically denies the allegations.”
The teachers union challenged the release of the reports. 18,000 teachers were ranked on a scale of 1-100. The list was released Friday after a year and a half long court battle.
United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew says they’ve gone to the state to try and drag city officials back to the negotiating table to reach an agreement on a new teacher evaluation process.
Authorities were tipped off to the alleged affair by another teacher at the school, who notified the superintendent, who called the cops.
Chris Cerf found the deal between teachers and the Ramsey school board exceeded a three-year limit on contracts.
Nearly 10 years ago, the New York City Fire Department lost 343 of its members but that hasn’t stopped others from joining New York’s bravest.
O’Brien told an administrative law judge she wrote the post in exasperation because six or seven unruly first-graders kept disrupting her lessons. She said one boy had recently hit her.
Arrested and charged with both rape and performing a criminal sexual act is 33-year-old Tara Driscoll of Bay Shore. She was a high school English teacher at Campus Magnet Educational Complex in Queens until last May when an investigation started.