Shutting Down Protectportelos.org after 5 Years of Fighting

Five years ago today, on January 30, 2012, I was summoned to my first two disciplinary meetings and had the first three investigations initiated against me. Yes, all in  one day. A week later, another … Click Here to Read More

Portelos vs DOE. Why we lost at trial.

In case you haven’t heard by now, my federal lawsuit did not end the way we wanted it to. By “we” I do not mean just me, my lawyers and family, but rather “we” as also a countless group of educators, across the country, who needed a win against corruption and harassment in our public schools. Click Here to Read More

Dissecting the Pirozzolo vs State of NY Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

The fight for a proper public education in this country is multifaceted. If you want to get involved, you have to pick a front and get ready for battle. My issue is that I get involved on … Click Here to Read More

Today’s Rally at Tweed

If you do some research on the actual construction of the Tweed Courthouse, you will find that it was actually built on the back of corruption. It was built using funds provided by the corrupt Click Here to Read More

Federal Court Orders DOE Investigators to Turn Over Their Files

Lately, I have been so busy with so many tasks and personal things that it has been tough to find time and really sit and write good posts. We have been working on DTOE.orgClick Here to Read More

Case Tracker – 20 Investigations Closed, Whitewashed or Left Open

 

In the wake of the PS 106Q Marcella Sills “School of No” fiasco, I decided to make a list of the cases I initiated, or knew about, pertaining to my own community school … Click Here to Read More

@NYCSchools Deputy Chancellor Grimm Hides Asbestos Disturbance?

UPDATE: City of NY Visits the post below:

NYC visit AsbestosClick Here to Read More

What Does @deBlasioNYC Mean for @NYCSchools ?

What Does @deBlasioNYC Mean for @NYCSchools?

I do not have an answer to that question. All my research, that my educator exile has afforded me, has not given me anything concrete as to … Click Here to Read More

3,000 Pages of Secret DOE Emails. [Deputy Chancellor Kathleen Grimm Enters Stage Left]

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On Monday I went to my attorney’s office in Manhattan to strategize and pick up this CD (above). The DOE Tweed building, where all the head … Click Here to Read More