The city couldn’t fire them — but it won’t let them back in the classroom, either.
Six city teachers who were cleared to return to work by arbitrators are instead assigned to desk duty since the city still considers them dangerous.
And not unlike the 16 teachers that the chancellor now has set his sights on, the six were accused of everything from sexually tinged verbal abuse to child abuse.
Bruce Schachter, 60, a 26-year veteran who worked most recently at Urban Science Academy in the Bronx, was found by an arbitrator to have made four verbally abusive comments. He has been out of the classroom since last November, and makes $100,049 a year.
Angel Salazar, 52, a social studies teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens, had charges of acting inappropriately and sexual talk dismissed by a hearing officer. But he’s been on desk duty