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
Whether harassed NYC DOE employees know it or not, there is at least one attorney assisting in the harassment every step of the way. When administrators are engaged in unethical acts, so are their attorneys. Perhaps we haven’t found someone who holds the administrators accountable (waiting for de Blasio/Fari?a), but we do have a group that can hold the attorneys to ethical standards. The DDC or Departmental Disciplinary Committee. 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
The DOE FOIL Unit numbers their FOIL requests sequentially. FOIL has been a tremendous help in my fight. It really comes down Knowledge is Power, so Arm Yourself. To learn about FOIL click RESOURCES at the top of this site or our DTOE.org. 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
According to the daily counter on my smartphone, today is 600 days since I last taught a class. I can bore you with the details … Read More
What happens when a parent in the community is also a teacher in a school? What happens … 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
Why Would Being Recalled as a UFT Chapter Leader Be a Win For Me?
Before I answer that, first … Read More
David Pakter -“NYC Teacher of the Year” to Windowless Rubber Room. The Three R’s of Education – Rubber Room is Retaliation.
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
I never really write two posts on the same day, but since this Rubber Room lawsuit story broke today, I had to jump in. ?I have received many texts and emails and have been tagged … Read More
My Dearest Angela,
Thank you for being the rock that holds our new family together. You do an incredible job of raising our two amazing boys . These last two years have not been … Read More
JUNE 7 2013 – UPDATE ON THE BOTTOM IN RED
As most of you may know, I have been strongly advocating for the students … Read More
DOElemma: When a NYC Department of Education attorney, or official, has to decide between what’s … Read More
See updated (10/10/13) information at the bottom
“This conversation may be recorded for quality … Read More
“I have to call DOE Legal.”
“I’ll let you know after I speak to Legal.”
“They said contact Legal if the teacher continues to resist”
“Legal will know what to do”
“Legal will … Read More