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$3.5 mil to fire 6 teachers for poor performance

Posted By Staff

Date: February 26th, 2011

Category: Nutty News

teacher3Nutty News USA – It took the Los Angeles school district five years at a cost of $3.5 million to fire six teachers for poor performance. In Washington, D.C., 75 teachers were dismissed for alleged incompetence. One teacher was let go for playing DVDs in class, another missed 20 days of work in two months. All ended up being reinstated by an arbitrator. The story is similar in New York City where hundreds of teachers considered too inept to teach are kept out of classrooms, but continue to collect full salaries and benefits. Under the new proposal it would still take as long as 15 months to remove a teacher who’s ultimately determined unfit to be in a classroom.  More…