Skip to comments.Monsters in the Classroom: NYC Teachers Union Reinstates Alleged Molesters
Posted on 04/14/2012 5:10:40 PM PDT by kindred
What are parents to do when their child comes home from school with stories about "this creepy guy in my class" and it turns out to be the teacher? Thats a very real concern for parents with children in New York City public schools, where 14 teachers of highly dubious character have been reinstated to the classroom and two others have been given "desk duty" thanks to appeals by their powerful teachers union, the United Federation of Teachers. NYDailyNews.com reports that 16 teachers "kept their jobs after being brought up on egregious charges, some sexual, some involving excessive personal familiarity with students." A few examples: Gym and health teacher Willie Laraque was charged with bending a male student over a desk, leaning in to him and saying, "Ill show you what is gay." The Daily News reports Laraque is back in the classroom after paying a $10,000 fine. Norman Siegel, a high school teacher, was accused of pressing his genitalia against a female students leg. Siegel only received a 45-day unpaid suspension, "although the arbitrator found that the girls charge was likely true" and that Siegel "was previously accused of a similar offense," the Daily News writes. Theres also a case involving Edward Cascio, a gym teacher who accepted pornographic pictures from a student of another student. Cascio was back at work after serving his three-month suspension. The district tried to fire these individuals, but the UFT appealed the decisions to arbitrators, who gave the teachers their jobs back. "Why would arbitrators throw kids to the wolves?" asks a Daily News editorial. "Because they make a living deciding such cases and because they are hired by joint agreement of the Education Department and the UFT.
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I wonder how many people know that the former President of the UFT is now President of the AFT...none other than Randi Weingarten, who is the LESBIAN partner of one Hilary Rosen!
Explains a lot of things, doesn’t it?
Imagine if these guys were held to the same standard as the Catholic Church...
-—Imagine if these guys were held to the same standard as the Catholic Church...-—
It’s time to let teachers get married.
How very sad. I wonder how the people in the teachers union would feel if their own kids were molested? It’s terrible to subject kids to such trauma.
NAMBLA must have a lot of influence in this NYC teachers union
Degenerates on stilts and union racket ping
"When schoolchildren start paying union dues, thats when Ill start representing the interests of schoolchildren."
after all, it's for the children...
Parents who allow their children to go to the New York public schools, staffed by union child molesters, are guilty of child abuse and should have their children removed to safer homes in other states.