Skip to comments.Teacher put on leave after threats to crash tea parties [paid leave]
Posted on 04/15/2010 1:35:40 PM PDT by icwhatudo
PORTLAND -- A state board will investigate whether a Beaverton teacher was on his own time or using state resources while he organized liberals to crash Oregon tea parties.
On Thursday, Jason Levin was put on paid leave by the Beaverton School District.
Levin has gotten national attention for a "Crash the Tea Party" Web site that called for opponents to infiltrate the events and behave outlandishly. That raised suspicion he was doing political work during schools hours.
Beaverton School District spokeswoman Maureen Wheeler confirmed Levin was placed on paid administrative leave as of Thursday while they conduct an internal investigation into his actions during work time.
When asked for what reasons, she said we all know what it is."
The Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission opened an investigation Wednesday.
Jason Levin holds up a shirt he was going to wear to blend in with Tea Party members during the movement's protest on Tax Day, but after his face was posted on the Internet he had to shelve his planned appearance.
Could it have been...this?
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In other words, he’s been given a paid vacation! Now THERE’S a strict school district.
What government officials call "paid administrative leave" most of us know as a vacation. Hopefully he gets put on permanent unpaid administrative leave, also know as being fired.
Looks like Jason has put on a few pounds.
He was "contributing" to the effort today by coordination the troops via twitter:
"Crash The Tea Party" organizer reveals their locations on TWITTER (April 15, 2010)
He got the day off to go work on his protests. With pay.
He’s truly sorry... he got caught.
Only as a member of a modern union can an employee abuse the employers resources, then be rewarded for it with a paid vacation.
pretty typical in goobermint union jobs:
Northfield teacher admits biting off piece of ear in St. Paul cafe
Oh wait, I assumed that a School District IT Director was competent. Check that. If he or she is anything like the District IT Directors I've dealt with it will take months if they're able to do it at all.
They'll have to hire a Consultant for 50 grand who will then release an RFI so he can charge the District another 50 grand to write an RFP.
Perhaps in a year 3 candidate vendors will be identified who may be able to recover that data. After that it will take the District another 180 days to actually pick someone to do the work.
It’s real simple: this man encouraged people to make racist, anti-gay remarks. Isn’t that a hate crime?
PAID leave.....real punishment there!....Just gives him an excuse to cause trouble and not worry about teaching!!
Once again, honest tax paying citizens paying for radicalism!
Our money taken from us is being used to destroy us....
What does he teach? Eating?................
You Know The Drill
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I read a report that he is claiming to have used a thumb drive to take web work home from the school and that is why some of his source code has school identification on it.
“Paid leave” barf alert ping...
Well, now we know he wasn’t there. LOL!
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