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NYC Still Paying $22 Million For Teachers In 'Rubber Rooms'

Posted 10.16.2012 | New York

The city and teachers' union may have agreed to shut down the usage of "rubber rooms" -- reassignment centers for educators awaiting discipline hearin...

Teacher Paid $75,000 Livestreams Himself Doing Nothing In 'Rubber Room'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Education

Staten Island teacher Francesco Portelos has been streaming live video of his stint in a pseudo Department of Education “rubber room” as he awaits...

City & Teachers' Union Decide To Stop Paying Teachers In "Rubber Rooms"

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The city will end the practice of paying teachers to play Scrabble, read or surf the Internet in reassignment centers nicknamed "rubb...