|Season 2, Episode 9|
|Air Date||November 30, 2010|
"A Very Glee Christmas"
Special Education is the ninth episode of season two. It aired on November 30, 2010.
When Rachel can't stop whining because she doesn't get a solo at Sectionals, Santana reveals to her that she and Finn had sex in The Power of Madonna. Rachel and Finn then go and see Emma for couples-counceling, where Finn confirms it. Rachel says she feels betrayed because Finn hadn't told her until then and because she doubts herself now. She claims Finn finds Santana prettier than her, to which Finn at least admits that he thinks she is pretty. Emma then advices Rachel to storm out of the room. Rachel then goes to Puck and makes out with him.
While the New Directions are waiting until it's time for them to perform, Rachel takes out her anger at them, to which Finn stands up and tells her that she doesn't have to right to be angry since they hadn't been together when he had sex with Santana. He admits that it was wrong to lie to her, but claims that that isn't the reason she's angry: He thinks she's angry because Finn lost his virginity to Santana. Rachel then refuses to go on stage with Finn and encourages many others to follow her example, to which Will inferfers and breaks the fight up.
After Sectionals, they talk and Finn tells Rachel that he loves her and will never lie again to her. Rachel then reveals that she kissed Puck in order to take revenge. This makes Finn so mad, that he breaks up with her.