Let Me Fire Perv Teachers: NYC Schools Chief

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Bronx teacher accused of having sex with an underage student in 1995 — and busted last week for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old — wouldn’t have still been in the classroom if the city just gave its schools chief more power, officials said yesterday.

“There are a number of cases to me that horrify,’’ said Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott before the Celebrate Israel Parade on Fifth Avenue.

There are outrageous “decisions that the arbitrator did not rule to terminate an employee based on clear evidence of clear sexual contact or improper contact,” he said.

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