Melissa Petro, 30, is a tenured teacher at P.S. 70 in the Claremont section of the Bronx three weeks after blogging for the Huffington Post. She admitted she worked as a stripper and, briefly, as a prostitute before she got her teaching job.
The teacher’s attorney says Garcia didn’t use the word, but the city attorney agrees with the hearing officer’s decision to suspend and fine him.
Some Newark teachers were still waiting for their coverage to be restored.
She went from stripper to prostitute to teacher. And then she got job security — in the form of tenure. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it’s one more reason to end the system that basically gives teachers lifetime job security.
The first day of school was weeks ago, and still, for some, the tears and the cries for mom persist.
A New York City teacher who was suspended for allowing students to use sexually explicit language in a class on HIV/AIDS has settled her claim against the city for $45,000.
The family of a 14-year-old boy has sued a former New York City teacher for having sex with their son.