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Talk about a sterling example of the Peter Principle. From the New York Daily News:
Brooklyn principal Yolanda Ramirez under investigation for intimidating teachers over school surveys
An angry Brooklyn principal was caught on tape berating teachers after they trashed her on a crucial school survey, the Daily News has learned.

Public School 38 Principal Yolanda Ramirez is under investigation for threatening teachers after she received harsh reviews on last year's survey.

The News obtained a secret recording of Ramirez lashing out at her teachers for nearly 40 minutes, telling them their brutal answers could cost the school - and all of them.

"If you don't trust me, you air that in the school," Ramirez is heard saying in the tape from June 2009, just after she learned the survey's results.

"You don't put that out there for the public because if I were to begin putting out some of your dirty laundry, a lot of you wouldn't be here."

Confronted about charges of intimidation, Ramirez denied she received any poor marks on the survey. "That was good," she claimed.

The survey results paint a different picture. Nearly 60% of teachers said they don't "trust the principal at his or her word."

And 58% disagreed with the statement, "The principal is an effective manager who makes the school run smoothly."
Sheesh -- to deny that she received poor marks on a publicly published document is an out and out lie. I hear that Wal-Mart is hiring...

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