In case you haven’t heard by now, my federal lawsuit did not end the way we wanted it to. By “we” I do not mean just me, my lawyers and family, but rather “we” as also a countless group of educators, across the country, who needed a win against corruption and harassment in our public schools. Read More
It has been a long time coming, but we finally go to trial this Monday August 15, 2016.
Over four years. Over 900 phone calls between my attorney Bryan Glass, Esq. and I. Not to mention over … Read More
Vocal? Veteran teacher? This can happen to you. Stay strong! Read More
With a budget of over $25 billion, an employee roster of over 136,000 and over 1,400 buildings to manage, there is plenty of room for theft and corruption at the New York City Department of Education. Read More
I’m just past the three-year mark from when my fight began. By “fight” I mean I raised real concerns about public education, the Department of Education came after my career, in an attempt to cover up their misconduct, and… I “fought” back. I must have hit some of these DOE employees back pretty?hard, because they suddenly forgot?everything! Read More
In an unexpected and unprecedented move to undo the Bloomberg “Principal as … Read More
We continue with charges, from my 3020-a termination, hearing where Arbitrator Felice Busto sustained the specifications including bringing notoriety and ridicule to the DOE. Read More
In Part 1 I shared all the charges against me that were dismissed by thearbitrator from my termination hearing. Those did not include the over 25 allegations and investigations against me that were unsubstantiated. Do not mistake investigations with charges. All in all, with investigations and charges, the Department of Education has taken over 50 shots at my career and missed. Thanks TENURE!!
Now for some of the charges that were sustained by Arbitrator Felice Busto. Read More
Other dates on the real estate files found on my DOE computer show house sales that took place as late as July 26, 2012. That is 5 months AFTER the devices were out of my possession. Read More
In the wake of the?PS 106Q Marcella Sills “School of No” fiasco, I decided to make a list of the cases I initiated, or knew about, pertaining to my own community school … Read More
UPDATE: City of NY Visits the post below:
Today’s … Read More
Here is a test. Open Google.com and search my principal’s Senior Field Counsel network attorney -?Marisol Vaqzquez esq
She is my principal’s attorney and has been advising her from day one. ?Great job … Read More
David Pakter -“NYC Teacher of the Year” to Windowless Rubber Room. The Three R’s of Education – Rubber Room is Retaliation.
I know this site is called Protect Portelos, but I have to admit that I hate the name. I was naive when I created it and back in March 2012, I thought I was the … Read More
UPDATE: The lead investigator heading this case has left. Lawrence Scott is no longer with the DOE. No word on replacement yet.
What secrets lay within the $7 Million budget of 101 Warren Street, Berta … Read More
SCI Pt 2- A Tale of Two Videos is segment two of EducatorFightsBack.org’s SCI Series. Part 1 was ?”The Special … Read More
?Can you guess how many jelly beans in this jar?
Better yet, could you guess how many different allegations were made about … Read More
As I was taking out the garbage last night, a car pulled up to my house … Read More
Ok, I’m back….
*I meant to start SCI Week, but some new evidence came in and I have to postpone for now until I process it.
*I’ve been asked not to discuss the details … Read More
On Monday I went to my attorney’s office in Manhattan to strategize and pick up this CD (above). The DOE Tweed building, where all the head brains … Read More