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Probationary Assistant Principal’s Article 78 Appealing U Rating denied.

Posted in Article 78, Teacher Issues
 A New York City High School teacher resigned in 2008 for personal reasons.  He was brought back as a probationary assistant principal.  While assistant principal he was charged for two incidents of misconduct.  He was given a "U" rating and terminated while on probation.  He filed an Article 78 which was denied and his case [&hellip… 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 [&hellip… Continue Reading

Teacher’s Contract Protest Protected by 1st Amendment Free Speech

Posted in Civil Service Discipline, Teacher Issues
 East Meadow school district fined Richard Santer $500 after he parked his car at the curb and placed his contract protest sign in the car window on a rainy day.  On other days the teachers protesting for a better contract walked on the sidewalk in front of the school.  East Meadow School District filed charges [&hellip… Continue Reading