(MIAMI HERALD) — A Broward reading teacher has been suspended for 13 days without pay after her overly permissive classroom environment led to rampant student misbehavior and students feeling emboldened enough to ask the teacher about her past sexual encounters.
Rather than scold students for such inappropriate questions, teacher Laurie Nenortas told her 10th-grade Blanche Ely High School students about when she lost her virginity, school district administrators say.
Nenortas “told the students that she first had had sex in college, and it had been physically painful,” wrote Tallahassee administrative law Judge Robert Meale, who weighed in on the teacher’s discipline after Nenortas appealed the district’s decision to punish her. Ultimately, the judge sided with the district, finding that Nenortas’ “misconduct in office and incompetence” clearly deserved consequences.
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