Principals Behaving Badly Get Off Easy

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Rather than go through extended disciplinary hearings, New York City settled with some school principals last year, allowing them to quietly pay fines or take a demotion and get right back to work. One principal who benefited from the plea deals was charged with tackling a student and sending an anti-Semitic e-mail, but instead of getting fired, he was just made a teacher. Depending on the school, that could be punishment enough. [NYP]