A Bronx high school teacher was discovered hiding in the bedroom of one of her female students, disturbing disciplinary records show.
Tamara A. Alvarez, 35, who taught history at the Bronx HS for Writing and Communication Arts, was spotted in the girl’s room “hiding behind the bed,” leading officials to allege an improper romantic relationship between the two.
The city Department of Education contended Alvarez had an “obsession” with the girl. The teacher claimed the DOE targeted her because she is a lesbian. A hearing officer gave Alvarez the ax.
Questions arose when