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Published:June 2nd, 2013 12:29 EST

Evil Teacher Fakes Terminal Illness To Skip Class

By Robert Paul Reyes

"An elementary school teacher in Florida who she said she and her father were terminally ill has admitted she lied so she could skip class.


Ashley Barker, a first grade teacher at Laurel Elementary School in Polk County, kept up the story that she and her father were sick and dying for about a year before she finally admitted that she was lying."


I can understand Barker`s reluctance to go to work; you couldn`t pay me enough to teach a first grade class. But couldn`t Barker come up with a more believable excuse? What are the chances that both her and her father have a terminal disease?

Barker is obviously unqualified to teach creative writing, math, or an ethics course for that matter.

If this slacker was paid sick leave than she should not only be fired, but charged with fraud.

Barker may be lacking in integrity, but she`s got chutzpah up the wazoo, she`s fighting her termination.

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