Monthly Archives: December 2013

Lawyer Gloria Allred demands another investigation into Horace Mann child sex abuse charges

April 2013, AM New York writes about attorney Gloria Alfred demanding the elite private institution, Horace Mann, investigate the alleged sex scandals that took place for decades. The article reads: One day after a Horace Mann alumni group announced it was hiring former judge and prosecutor Leslie Crocker Snyder to conduct an independent probe of the sex...
Read more

UConn Students File Title IX Lawsuit

November 2013, Fox news reported that Gloria Alfred is representing 3 current UConn students and one former student who claim UConn needs to revise its policies, procedures, and practices so that it is in compliance with Title IX.  These revisions are in response to alleged sexual assault on campus. Tony Terzi wrote: Last week, a group of...
Read more

Scandal rocks private school

February 2008, The LA Times reported about 6 Harvard-Westlake students who were expelled for cheating on midterm exams. Carla Rivera writes: Six sophomores were expelled and more than a dozen other students faced suspensions Tuesday in a cheating scandal that has rocked Harvard-Westlake, a top-tier Los Angeles private school with a national reputation for its academics. Administrators said...
Read more

Cheating Scandal Dulls Pride in Athletics at Harvard

September 2012, The New York Times, published an article written by Bill Pennington about co-captains of the basketball team who were implicated in a widespread academic cheating scandal that may involve dozens of varsity athletes. As many as 125 students in a class of 279 students were being investigated. Pennington writes: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Six months ago,...
Read more

Cheating Scandal Roils Elite School

February 2008, Carla Rivera (LA Times reporter) reports about the scandal at Harvard-Westlake, where 6 students were suspended from the elite high school for stealing the History midterm exam.  Suspicions were raised when a number of students scored exceptionally well.  Rivera also reports that six middle school students were expelled for violations related to drug possession. Rivera writes: Six...
Read more

Schools For Scandal

May 2005, The Free Library provides an article written by Lizzy Rainer where she states facts and commentary about two New York Private schools and their scandals.  She refers to the Dalton school court documents regarding the expulsion of Mr. Spade and the Spence School filed complaint by Mr. Lewis stating his employer "willfully and...
Read more

Private School Scandal Gets National Attention

NYC Private School refers to the negative whirlwind of discussion in private school parenting circles as the result of the vanity fair article written by Eugenia Perez about the private Miss Porter's School. The article reads: When a private school receives attention and a full spread from such a nationally read magazine like Vanity Fair, it is usually...
Read more

Stimulation, Sidwell Style

May 2011, Hanna Rosin provides a direct summary of what attending the Sidewall Friends school means: "an alarming picture of the entitled, cynical outlook of a certain kind of very rich private school parent.". Rosin writes: The latest scandal unfolding at Sidwell Friends, the school the Obama children attend, confirms all your worst ideas about what elite...
Read more

Trial Date Set, Bob Woodward Subpoenaed in Sidwell Friends Sex Counselor Case

April 2013, The Washingtonian reports the lawsuit between Newmyer and Sidewall Friends School has a date set for trial. Newmyer filed suit against the former school psychologist, claiming the psychologist had an affair with Newmyer's then wife, Tara Mehrbach, while treating his then 5 year old daughter.  The lawsuit has potential for high-profile families to testify. Mary...
Read more