HEAT ALERT

Temps will be even hotter Friday in New Jersey as highs approach 100 degrees

Crack down on Bronx school employees abusing public school system

The New York City Department of Education is cracking down on employees who live outside the city, but send their children to Bronx and city schools. The city has a residency requirement for students

News 12 Staff

Feb 16, 2006, 6:41 PM

Updated 6,699 days ago

Share:

The New York City Department of Education is cracking down on employees who live outside the city, but send their children to Bronx and city schools. The city has a residency requirement for students attending class in the five boroughs. Officials say they will give workers who are not following the requirement one month amnesty. The workers must admit they abused the system and pay back tuition, which can be as much as $5,000 per year. Otherwise, employees could be fired and prosecuted. The union representing the teachers says they are not above the law. However, they added that teachers should be allowed to enroll their children in schools near where they work.


More from News 12
Amtrak, NJ Transit service resumes with ‘significant delays’ after power outage, overhead wire issues

Amtrak, NJ Transit service resumes with ‘significant delays’ after power outage, overhead wire issues

0:24
Brushfire reported along New Jersey Turnpike in Secaucus causes delays

Brushfire reported along New Jersey Turnpike in Secaucus causes delays

1:40
HEAT ALERT: Temps dip into the 70s overnight; highs approach 100 for Friday

HEAT ALERT: Temps dip into the 70s overnight; highs approach 100 for Friday

2:42
Heading to the Jersey Shore to escape the heat? Beware of the cold ocean water

Heading to the Jersey Shore to escape the heat? Beware of the cold ocean water

2:06
‘Operation After Dark’ nets 78 arrests, thousands in fines in illegal club crackdown

‘Operation After Dark’ nets 78 arrests, thousands in fines in illegal club crackdown

0:58
Grand jury declines to file charges in deadly 2023 police shooting in Fort Lee

Grand jury declines to file charges in deadly 2023 police shooting in Fort Lee

1:37
Drivers should expect delays on part of Oak Tree Road in Edison during water main repairs

Drivers should expect delays on part of Oak Tree Road in Edison during water main repairs

1:43
Best Beaches: Checking out the ocean beaches at Brick Township

Best Beaches: Checking out the ocean beaches at Brick Township

1:04
Climbing to new heights at Iron Peak Sports & Events in Hillsborough

Climbing to new heights at Iron Peak Sports & Events in Hillsborough

1:28
George Norcross' longtime lawyer called to step down from Rutgers Board of Governors

George Norcross' longtime lawyer called to step down from Rutgers Board of Governors

0:20
Historic Battleship New Jersey returns to Camden waterfront following weeks of repairs

Historic Battleship New Jersey returns to Camden waterfront following weeks of repairs

2:18
2 beaches close due to over-capacity amid record-breaking season of beach badge sales

2 beaches close due to over-capacity amid record-breaking season of beach badge sales

2:12
Scorching temperatures won’t stop NJ residents from enjoying themselves outside

Scorching temperatures won’t stop NJ residents from enjoying themselves outside

0:26
 Boil water advisory issued for parts of Clifton and Paterson due to water main break

Boil water advisory issued for parts of Clifton and Paterson due to water main break

1:09
The East End: Goat yoga at Corwith Farm in Water Mill

The East End: Goat yoga at Corwith Farm in Water Mill

0:47
Jersey Proud: 4 Byram Intermediate School students place wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Jersey Proud: 4 Byram Intermediate School students place wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier

0:56
Independent investigation finds no malice intended regarding East Brunswick HS yearbook photo controversy

Independent investigation finds no malice intended regarding East Brunswick HS yearbook photo controversy

0:23
Prosecutor: PA man killed in crash on Route 31 in Clinton Township

Prosecutor: PA man killed in crash on Route 31 in Clinton Township

2:38
Gov. Murphy announces clemency program to let some offenders seek early release from prison

Gov. Murphy announces clemency program to let some offenders seek early release from prison