‘Discontinued’ Teachers Still Asking To Be Reinstated to Classroom Duty

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‘Discontinued’ Teachers Still Asking To Be Reinstated to Classroom Duty
Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 5:00 pm

Elizabeth Puscasu, a Teacher for more than a decade, said that her two teaching licenses and two master’s degrees didn’t stop her from being discontinued as a Teacher in Bushwick last summer.

She was granted tenure in elementary education, but hadn’t yet gotten it under her ESL license when she began teaching at I.S. 291 in March 2014. Though she was given a one-year probationary period, she said her Superintendent told her three months in that she would be discontinued…

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