So Much for a "Cushy Lifetime Job"
By On The Edge on June 29, 2014
If you dare speak out against administrator wrongdoing, not only can you get your ass fired, you can wind up in the jailhouse.That is if you are a teacher.Freedom of speech or whistleblowing isn't allowed in education. Can't embarrass our betters up the career ladder.Somehow I missed this teacher's story back in April: Lydia Howrilka, 24, of the Academy for Language and Technology HS, was fired last July by Principal Arisleyda Urena, who called her ineffective.Howrilka sued and filed a complaint alleging Urena improperly raffled off iPads and other costly prizes for kids. The claim prompted a DOE probe.Howrilka sent an e-mail asking about her treatment to Urena and Chancellor Carmen Fariña — and to some 40 other city and state education officials and city politicians.She got a call from the NYPD asking her to surrender on Urena’s charge of aggravated harassment. . . .
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