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Roland Pierre, N.Y. Teacher, In Rubber Room For 13 Years, Pulls In Almost $100,000 In Salary And Benefits

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He just won't leave.

At age 75, Roland Pierre is the granddaddy of the rubber room -- 13 years in the purgatory of teachers yanked from the classroom for alleged wrongdoing.

But the Department of Education can't fire Pierre, and he's stuck around long past the minimum retirement age.

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