Teacher's Firing Found 'Disproportionate' to Failures

, New York Law Journal


Firing a New York City school teacher who had an unblemished work record for 18 years before he was assigned a class of special education students is a punishment "manifestly disproportionate" to his classroom failures, a divided appeals panel ruled.

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Originally appeared in print as Veteran Teacher's Firing Found 'Disproportionate' to Failures

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