A New Jersey administrative law judge has ruled that a first-grade teacher who wrote that she was a “warden for future criminals” on Facebook earlier this year should lose her tenured job, the Associated Press reports. The state education commissioner now has 45 days to accept, reject or modify the decision regarding Jennifer O’Brien. The Paterson teacher posted her remark to 333 friends on March 28. But it was forwarded and several parents saw it……Read More
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Group to protest school board over teacher’s anti-gay Facebook comments
Gay rights activists are calling on community members to protest at a New Jersey school board meeting to take action against a Union Township high school teacher who allegedly made anti-gay remarks on her Facebook, the Huffington Post reports. New Jersey LGBT rights group Garden State Equality is sponsoring a rally and protest at Union High school Tuesday night, according to the group’s Facebook page. GSE also noted last week that people sent hundreds of emails and made numerous calls to the Union Township Board of Education in protest……Read More