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.
The Governor’s Education Transformation Task Force is preparing a series of reports to be submitted to Gov. Chris Christie, who has said education reform is a top priority now that the state’s budget for next year has been signed.
The Department of Education last month fired language teachers Alini Brito and Cindy Mauro after a janitor allegedly found them topless in an empty classroom at James Madison High in Midwood in November.
Tuesday’s budget hearing in Albany will set the course for some of the year’s most heated confrontations between the popular new governor and the Legislature.
As the city faces education budget cuts, the question of which teachers will lose their jobs is being raised.
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.