Judge Upheld Dismissal Of Woodbridge Teacher Accused Of Calling Students ‘Whores’

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WOODBRIDGE – An administrative law judge ruled that Woodbridge’s public school district was right to fire a popular middle school teacher who was found to routinely use sexually inappropriate language with students and female staff members, according to a MyCentralJersey.com report.

James Lang, an English teacher, was suspended without pay from his job at Fords Middle School in 2012 after being accused of calling female students whores and prostitutes and making unwanted advances towards a female teacher.

Lang allegedly told one girl who asked for help to improve her grades that she would be “better off working the streets,” according to MyCentralJersey.com.

Fords Middle School Principal Glenn Lottman testified that some students were afraid to go to Lang’s class because of his inappropriateness; however Lang denied the allegations against him in his own testimony.

Lang’s attorney said his client planned to appeal the decision.


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