Her spell in the rubber rooms
cost city taxpayers more than $1 million, according to the New York Post.
CARL ATKINSON: And it's the rubber rooms
that get the play in the media.
Klein said he employs dozens of teachers whom he's afraid to let near the kids, so he has them sit in what are called rubber rooms
The rubber room had been radically reduced by the time of Brill's book, from 744 to 83 teachers.
Sara Mosle, in her judicious review in the New York Times, notes that although 1 percent of the New York City teachers may have been in the rubber room, 20 percent of teachers quit after the first year, and 40 percent have left after three years.
4%, Unlocking Your Rubber Room
(Langdon Street Press - available everywhere, including Barnes & Noble and Amazon) "is a humorous roadmap to get through career challenges with humility and dignity," Binder said.