Gene Demby

Gene Demby is a writer in Brooklyn, New York. He blogs at PostBourgie.

Recent Articles

Shutting the Rubber Rooms.

Yesterday, New York City finally shuttered its notorious "rubber rooms," the Kafkaesque solution devised by officials to deal with teachers who were deemed unfit to remain in classrooms but, armed with tenure, were essentially unfireable. Suspended teachers could only be dismissed from their jobs after a protracted appeals process that could stretch on for months or years, and during which they still received their full salaries.

Welcome Gene Demby, Guest Blogger for the Week.

Please welcome Gene Demby, who will be guest-blogging for TAPPED this week:

Allow me to reintroduce myself.