After the announcement, Audenried teacher Hope Moffett — the teacher disciplined after she publicly opposed the charter plan — spoke out again.
Hope Moffett, the Philadelphia public school teacher who was once confined to a “rubber room,” is going public again with her criticism of the School District of Philadelphia.
English teacher Hope Moffett, charged by The School District of Philadelphia for endangering the welfare of children, is expected back in her classroom at Audenreid High School in Grays Ferry on Monday.
The Philadelphia school district has changed its mind about firing a teacher who let students leave school to protest the school’s conversion to a charter. The teacher is returning to work Monday after three weeks in a so-called “rubber room.”
Hope Moffett is still in limbo, assigned each day to an administrative room, often called derisively “the rubber room”, rather than her classroom at Audenried High School.
The School District of Philadelphia wants to fire teacher Hope Moffett, the Audenried High School teacher who has spoken out against plans to convert her school to a charter school.
For the first time, Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman is publicly weighing in on the case of the teacher in the district’s so-called “rubber room.”
Philadelphia school officials have recommended that Hope Moffett — who for weeks has been disciplined in the district’s so-called “rubber room” for her outspokenness — be fired.
Audenried High School teacher Hope Moffett has not taught a class in more than a week while the school district makes a decision on how to discipline her.