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Teacher’s U rating reversed because NYC DOE did not follow required procedure

Posted in Appeal u rating, Article 78, Employment Law, Teacher Issues
Petitioner appeal a U rating for the 2010-2011 school year. Judge Hunter upheld the U rating but the Appellate Division, First Department reversed the ruling holding the the BOE, currently DOE did not follow the proper Performance Review Process.  The principal did do an observation of the Petitioner but failed to: file a post observation… Continue Reading

Article 78 Petition by probationary teacher dismissed

Posted in Article 78, Teacher Issues
Petitioner was a probationary teacher with the New York City Department of Education and received a “U” rating. He appealed his “U” or unsatisfactory rating to the Chancllor’s committed and they denied his appeal.  In his Article 78 filing he appealed the composition of the Chancellor’s committee but had failed to preserve his appeal by… Continue Reading

Teacher’s Improper Enrollment of granddaughter does not warrant Termination

Posted in Civil Service Discipline, Teacher Issues
 In a case handled by the  Law Office of Glass & Krakower an arbitration award was reversed and  but one portion of the arbitrator’s determination was  affirmed.  The facts underlying this case were:  a Public School Teacher enrolled her granddaughter in a school whose geographical  district the child did not reside in.  The arbitrator recommended… Continue Reading