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'Devil spawn' teacher back to class

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/06/2012 @ 12:48 pm In Education,Front Page | No Comments

(NYDAILYNEWS) — THE BROOKLYN teacher who was fired after calling her students the “devils spawn” on Facebook said she was eager to return to class — but the city could still stop her.

“I always did my job and I was good at it,” fifth-grade teacher Christine Rubino said Sunday. “I’m sorry if I offended anyone. Do I have to lose my career over it?”

Rubino, a teacher for 15 years, was fired last June after also ranting on Facebook that her students should drown. A judge cleared her to go back to class last week.

But the city’s Law Department released a statement Sunday saying that Rubino’s comments “warranted her termination” and that it was considering an appeal.


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