Even though Petro was granted tenure, which basically affords teachers lifetime job security, a spokeswoman for the Dept. Petro will face the Dept. Petro, who was working as an art teacher at PS 70 in the Bronx when she aired her dirty laundry, had always been open about the fact that she once worked as a stripper; however, days after receiving tenure, she took her candidness to the next level by blogging on The Huffington Post that she also briefly worked as a prostitute, running on Craigslist from Oct.
Once her prostitute past went public, Petro was suspended from her post at PS 70 and ased a non-teaching position.
Prior to her suspension, Petro had been asked to use a pseudonym instead of attaching her real name to her blog. She declined, saying, "I've never been one to shy away from publicity.
I suppose I could be fired, but for what exactly? After her hearing, an arbitrator will have 30 days to decide what penalty, if any, she should receive, says WCBS.
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