Again, I spoke up on issues of PUBLIC CONCERN and had I not been tenured, I would have been fired. Read More
If you do some research on the actual construction of the Tweed Courthouse, you will find that it was actually built on the?back of corruption. It was built using funds provided by the corrupt?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
I haven’t blogged much in the last three weeks since my decision came in and I was returned to the front of the?classroom. It’s a big change to go from 6 hrs and 50 minutes … Read More
I was going to write about my return to the classroom sooner, but didn’t have time. It’s not like I’m sitting around all day. Read More
If you are reading this, then you should have read the?previous post on the decision.
I want to say that I write this with overwhelming glee. I want to say that I write this while in a state of euphoria and with a Kool-Aid smile, but unfortunately I cannot. Read More
Lately, I have been so busy with so many tasks and personal things that it has been tough to find time and?really sit and write good posts. We have been working on DTOE.org … Read More
I wish I was making this up. More lemons….more lemonade.
I was called to the DOE’s Office of Special Investigation (OSI). I was called in as a witness to something. When I returned to my … Read More
Educators and parents,
It’s been a tough decade for us here in NYC. Unfortunately, many of those responsible for the poor policy, including emphasis on high stakes testing, school closures and co-location, are still … Read More
Continuing with our effort to get donors to support teacher’s classroom projects every Tuesday with Donors Choose…
“My students live in an urban neighborhood and attend a … Read More
Before we get to Ms. Soto’s class from PS 13. I want to update you on the past two Donor Choose-Day projects.
I recorded the video on my phone on April 18, 2012 and was removed a week later. I have been out for over 700 days now. Before I sent it to SCI, or anyone, I ran it through a video editing program. I did that so I can hide the young girl’s identity to abide by COPPA and FERPA laws and focus on that part of the hallway. The original was a wider angle. When the laws describe hiding the identity of children, they don’t only mean visual, but all biometric features. This includes voice. Read More
You may have already read about the epidemic, in regards to railroading … Read More
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. Read More
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“In the time of chimpanzees, I was a monkey.” -Beck
Look, relax…it’s no big deal. We are just … Read More
Please consider giving just $10 or more to Ms. Wilber for a Donors Choose Gift Card.
High School M560-City As School?in?New York, NY?|?12th grade?|?Highest Poverty Read More
We continue with the?The?SCI Files…
There has to be a professional and adult way of saying “Told you so!” ?Sit down and grab some popcorn again, because the craziness never ends here with this … Read More
Unfortunately, our colleagues are still under attack three months into the new administration. The lawyers that ran the last administration are still in power and we need to educate ourselves in order to survive. Read More