There is no lesson plan for love. (via Facebook)

It sounds like the plot to a charming mid-90s Meg Ryan rom-com. A substitute teacher in the Bronx, torn between the two men she was dating, sought advice on her love life from a classroom of fourth graders. 45-year-old Cassandre Fiering, an actress, was fired by the Department of Education in December when they discovered she was acting out relationship scenarios with a bunch of 9 year olds. 

The kids apparently loved being consulted on what to do about the mechanic who never returned her calls (it certainly beat learning about the Louisiana Purchase). "They were saying all kinds of things, trying to help me because this guy was being a jerk to me," Fiering told DNAinfo

Sources: DNAinfo