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87. NYC's School District is the Crookedest, Most Corrupt
in the entire United States. Hundreds of teachers are being "incarcerated" in the so-called "rubber rooms" in order to get their hearings to see if they get tossed out on bogus allegations. And almost ALL of them are bogus and few teachers survive arbitration. Perverting the tenure system is a new way for unscrupulous districts and administrators to cut down on budget costs, especially for older workers who are vested in retirement.

They WANT the bimbos fresh out of college so they can be tossed out after three years (denied tenure, which in NY state means their licenses can be revoked) so as to NEVER be vested in retirement.

This sick, twisted system is why public school systems are in the crapper. School districts are NOT about children but instead are strictly political institutions.

Nobody in his or her right mind would work in such a filthy, corrupt, sick system.
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  -Arne Duncan messing around in NYC schools. Demands mayoral control, no parent input... madfloridian  Aug-11-09 10:29 PM   #0 
  - He's messing around at schools? Damn the nerve. nt  babylonsister   Aug-11-09 10:30 PM   #1 
  - Well, since I am never sure of the tone of your responses...  madfloridian   Aug-11-09 10:33 PM   #2 
  - Another step into turning all public schools  waiting for hope   Aug-12-09 10:33 PM   #43 
  - Actually, this has been a bone of contention as the current mayor is not remotely  Raineyb   Aug-11-09 11:43 PM   #5 
  - Not allowing for any input but the mayor....not a good idea.  madfloridian   Aug-12-09 12:50 AM   #6 
  - Never mind...down to 0 now and heading for negative territory.  madfloridian   Aug-12-09 12:57 AM   #7 
  - No I wouldn't think so.  Raineyb   Aug-12-09 08:35 AM   #11 
  - The NYC mayor has had "control" on the schools for seven years already...  George II   Aug-13-09 06:14 AM   #49 
  - Huh?? "not really interested in hearing what any of us who are not rich...have to say"?  George II   Aug-13-09 06:20 AM   #50 
  - I thought Caroline Kennedy had all that under control  Retrograde   Aug-12-09 11:08 AM   #21 
  - Considering that there has been mayoral control of schools for seven years and...  George II   Aug-13-09 09:21 PM   #65 
  - Here's the link to Post bragging about itself.  madfloridian   Aug-11-09 11:21 PM   #3 
  - And here's a key quote from that case you missed it:  George II   Aug-13-09 06:31 AM   #51 
  - Down from 3 recs to 1 in just a short time.  madfloridian   Aug-11-09 11:23 PM   #4 
  - I recced.  juno jones   Aug-12-09 01:40 AM   #9 
  - The unrecs are puzzling in some cases.  madfloridian   Aug-12-09 01:45 AM   #10 
  - I Just Gave This The 7th Rec  Dinger   Aug-12-09 09:49 AM   #14 
  - Perhaps disapproval of the nature of the post itself?  George II   Aug-13-09 07:33 AM   #52 
     - What's That Matter With The "Nature" Of The Post?  Dinger   Aug-13-09 07:40 AM   #55 
        - The "nature" of the post is this....  George II   Aug-13-09 05:12 PM   #59 
        - He means he follows me from thread to thread to try to make me look bad.  madfloridian   Aug-13-09 07:32 PM   #61 
           - That Sucks  Dinger   Aug-14-09 09:07 AM   #79 
  - CA may lose 4 billion if they don't do things Duncan's way.  madfloridian   Aug-12-09 01:39 AM   #8 
  - What's wrong is thinking of Duncan as a Democrat.  Jim Sagle   Aug-13-09 12:23 AM   #47 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   Aug-12-09 09:37 AM   #12 
  - I always thought he was a bad pick.  Dappleganger   Aug-12-09 09:47 AM   #13 
  - it WORKED in chicago  mopinko   Aug-12-09 09:50 AM   #15 
  - "Parental Input Not All It Is Cracked Up to Be"?  Dinger   Aug-12-09 10:00 AM   #17 
  - In the education of their kids, yes.  Hello_Kitty   Aug-12-09 12:34 PM   #23 
  - And that is assuming that the lower income parents are aware of the high tech advances....  George II   Aug-13-09 09:18 PM   #64 
  - Maybe in small school systems, but most certainly not in NYC...  George II   Aug-13-09 07:38 AM   #53 
     - Opportunities for corruption and inefficiency are exponentially higher now.  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-13-09 11:36 AM   #57 
        - Thanks for the post.  madfloridian   Aug-13-09 05:35 PM   #60 
        - "Opportunities for corruption and inefficiency are exponentially higher now." ??  George II   Aug-13-09 09:15 PM   #63 
           - Wow. You are *out* there.  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-13-09 10:12 PM   #66 
              - I followed your suggestion, googled "NYC+DOE+DOI" and the result - STILL "Zero"!  George II   Aug-13-09 10:22 PM   #67 
                 - Google "NYC"+"DOE"+"Richard J. Condon"  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-13-09 10:57 PM   #68 
                    - Did your new search (how many until we get substance?), and got a report.....  George II   Aug-13-09 11:07 PM   #70 
                       - Your point was that there was "zero" corruption in the school system...  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-13-09 11:18 PM   #72 
                          - Cheating on time is not considered "corruption", which is why that word was not used in the report..  George II   Aug-13-09 11:19 PM   #73 
  - Self-Delete (Dupe)  Dinger   Aug-12-09 10:00 AM   #18 
  - I Beg To Differ:  Dinger   Aug-12-09 10:52 AM   #19 
  - look, a lot of oxen were gored. they deserved to be gored.  mopinko   Aug-12-09 07:53 PM   #35 
     - Do you mean he taught somewhere else in a non-union position?  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-12-09 08:35 PM   #37 
     - i mean that it was about tribal bullshit.  mopinko   Aug-12-09 09:16 PM   #38 
     - Well, why not put him on the Supreme Court, then?  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-12-09 10:34 PM   #44 
        - Exactly! If his father was a surgeon, does that qualify Arne to remove your appendix?  DailyGrind51   Aug-15-09 07:30 PM   #94 
     - Arne Duncan has no certification of any kind, not as a teacher, or administrator!  DailyGrind51   Aug-14-09 06:22 PM   #88 
        - Touch DailyGrind  Dinger   Aug-14-09 06:36 PM   #89 
           - Thank you!  DailyGrind51   Aug-15-09 08:09 AM   #91 
     - Got it. Chicago schools are now great. Where did Mr and Mrs. Obama....  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-12-09 10:25 PM   #41 
  - It is working in NYC (Mayoral control is not new in NYC) and it is working in Hartford, too!  George II   Aug-13-09 07:39 AM   #54 
  - if you like fascism, no parental input = great. yes, let us have no "untrained" or "uneducated"  Hannah Bell   Aug-28-09 01:59 AM   #95 
  - Duncan may want to invest in some sleeping pills.  Fire1   Aug-12-09 09:58 AM   #16 
  - His Primary Focus Is Urban Schools. What About Rural Schools, Particularly Poor Ones?  Dinger   Aug-12-09 11:00 AM   #20 
  - you don't know arne's record, then.  mopinko   Aug-13-09 11:01 PM   #69 
  - Duncan=Messer, Public Schools=Mesee  Dinger   Aug-12-09 11:24 AM   #22 
  - Afternoon Kick (nt)  Dinger   Aug-12-09 03:29 PM   #24 
  - Thanks.....  madfloridian   Aug-12-09 03:49 PM   #25 
     - Thanks : )  Dinger   Aug-12-09 04:53 PM   #26 
  - K and R. It's essentially about busting the unions.  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-12-09 04:54 PM   #27 
  - You nailed that one. nt  LWolf   Aug-12-09 06:00 PM   #30 
  - Thanks. That *was* pretty good ( he said, modestly.).  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-12-09 07:07 PM   #32 
  - Only Nixon could go to China, and only a Democrat can destroy the unions once and for all.  QC   Aug-12-09 09:35 PM   #39 
  - I think a little research is in order...  George II   Aug-13-09 07:41 AM   #56 
  - K&R  Iwillnevergiveup   Aug-12-09 05:12 PM   #28 
  - Rec.  amandabeech   Aug-12-09 05:58 PM   #29 
  - I agree 100%  Dinger   Aug-12-09 06:15 PM   #31 
  - Teachers I talk to seem stunned at the choice.  madfloridian   Aug-12-09 10:41 PM   #45 
     - I'm amazed at how long you've kept it up.  amandabeech   Aug-14-09 03:19 PM   #86 
  - Duncan pulled that same crap in Chicago!  DailyGrind51   Aug-12-09 07:14 PM   #33 
  - Mayors in our area are judged, not by intelligence, but by religious views.  madfloridian   Aug-12-09 07:39 PM   #34 
  - and he has done a damn good job.  mopinko   Aug-12-09 07:54 PM   #36 
     - LOL  Dinger   Aug-12-09 10:27 PM   #42 
     - Credit your hard-working children and their dedicated I.S.B.E. certified teachers!  DailyGrind51   Aug-15-09 03:05 PM   #92 
  - Night Kick (nt)  Dinger   Aug-12-09 09:41 PM   #40 
  - Dumping control of the schools into the lap of the mayors is stupid.  TheKentuckian   Aug-12-09 11:02 PM   #46 
  - You are very right.  madfloridian   Aug-13-09 11:25 PM   #74 
  - Mayor-King Bloomie  Libertas1776   Aug-13-09 01:52 AM   #48 
  - How would you like a mayor like this to be in total charge of your schools?  madfloridian   Aug-13-09 01:42 PM   #58 
  - there is a difference between one person in control, and one  mopinko   Aug-13-09 08:54 PM   #62 
  - I could care less about the upset teachers I just don't think education should  TheKentuckian   Aug-13-09 11:15 PM   #71 
     - we had a super. his name was arne duncan.  mopinko   Aug-14-09 07:40 AM   #76 
  - More bipartisan education idiocy coming from Washington.  MadHound   Aug-14-09 06:00 AM   #75 
  - nobody is putting him in a classroom.  mopinko   Aug-14-09 07:45 AM   #77 
  - A "Chicago Reader" poster asked for local (Chicago) opinion on the appointment of Duncan:  DailyGrind51   Aug-14-09 08:28 AM   #78 
  - Comment by comment analysis (mostly RW talking points or racist).  ieoeja   Aug-14-09 01:15 PM   #85 
  - republicans LOVE Duncan  Dinger   Aug-14-09 09:17 AM   #80 
  - "Duncan has personally fired over 2,000 African-American teachers"  madfloridian   Aug-14-09 10:10 AM   #81 
     - Sickening, Isn't It?  Dinger   Aug-14-09 10:22 AM   #82 
  - Another Kick From Me  Dinger   Aug-14-09 12:15 PM   #83 
  - self-delete  Phx_Dem   Aug-14-09 12:35 PM   #84 
  - NYC's School District is the Crookedest, Most Corrupt  tonysam   Aug-14-09 03:54 PM   #87 
  - Weekend Kick From Me  Dinger   Aug-15-09 08:04 AM   #90 
  - Saturday Night Kick  Dinger   Aug-15-09 05:55 PM   #93 

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