FOIL Friday – What Did the Principal Say About You Where is the Money

Imagine you can see the emails of the principal and assistant principal where you are mentioned. “If Ms. Smith wants to bring up the UFT, then let’s go observe her class. Maybe she will think twice next time.”
Did you email the superintendent and never hear back Imagine you can see if they forwarded the email to others.
Do you believe the funds in your community school are being misappropriated Imagine you can see where the money is going and what the recent audit done on your school looks like. Continue reading

Case Tracker – 20 Investigations Closed, Whitewashed or Left Open

  In the wake of thePS 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 of Berta Dreyfus IS 49. —- Cases and Investigations. The NYC Special Commissioner of Investigation (SCI) has… Continue reading

@NYCSchools Under New Management – Sell Your Pearson Stock

For almost two months I had a Google Alert for the words “de Blasio and chancellor“, so all articles with those words would be sent to my inbox immediately. Thank God I can finally remove that now. As you can imagine there were countless emails that came in regards to… Continue reading

Lemonade for Sale! – Returning the Serve

They say “When life throws you lemons, just make lemonade.” Going along with that saying I have had plenty of lemons thrown at me. Come get your lemonade.     I was told that on March 11, 2013 Principal Linda Hill made her 30th allegation againstme. Principal Hill contacted SCI… Continue reading

The Mike Bravo Experiment – Thwarting Retaliation

  More and more of us are being exposed to cases of blundered investigations, both by school administrators and actual investigators. Retaliation and wrongful attacks on educators usually follow. As a former engineer, I take every situation and try to break it down. “Oh that bridge collapsed…well was tha failure… Continue reading