Opinion: ‘Gilded Cage’ of bureaucracy affixes stereotypes to teachers
By staff and wire services reports
January 31st, 2012
The Daily Caller reports a millionaire public school teacher in New York is keeping his lucrative paychecks and adding to his pension despite being kicked out of the classroom, Owen Rust for Yahoo! News reports. Even worse: The man could have retired four years ago at age 62 but is keeping his "job" to mess up the school system. The "iron cage of bureaucracy" that often seems to doom teachers everywhere to a life of state-mandated drudgery, consisting of lack of academic freedom and rigid bureaucratic oversight, can also pay off big for a few lucky bad apples.
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