New York City elementary school teacher-blogger Mimi has been keeping us updated on the parking permit distribution process at her school. She reports that some teachers lied about their commute to get passes — but here’s how her principal (a.k.a. “the Visionary”) handled the situation:
The Visionary also sent around a chart which included the names of everyone who requested a pass, their REPORTED mileage, their ACTUAL mileage and, my favorite column, the DIFFERENCE between those two numbers. …
[O]ne individual reported that she lives 55 miles away, when in fact her distance from school is a mere 22 miles. Wrong double digits, sweetheart. Another one of my favorites was the group of people who requested a pass, yet live less than one mile from school.
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