Tag Archives: Elite

Archbishop Curley teacher charged with sexual abuse

April 4, 2014: The Baltimore Sun reported the arrest of a science teacher at Archbishop Curly High School, Lynette Trotta.  She has been charged with sexual abuse on a minor.  The 17 year old student told investigators of the many locations where the sexual contact happened, including in the classroom of the all boys school. The Baltimore Sun...
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Valencia teacher charged with child molestation

March 27, 2014: ABC News reported a Legacy Christian Academy teacher was arrested and released on bail, pending charges of child molestation on an 11-year old boy at the Valencia private school. ABC reported: L.A. County sheriff's detectives say the inappropriate behavior happened on the Valencia campus of Legacy Christian Academy.  The accused is 35-year-old Carl Astrera of Panorama...
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Danbury teacher charged with sex assault

March 11, 2014: SFGate reported 44 year old Michael Maida turned himself in and was charged with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.  The age of the Convent of the Sacred Heart student has not been released. SF Gate wrote: Police tell WVIT-TV (http://bit.ly/1kfZmb7 ) said Maida had sexual contact with a...
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Air Force Academy investigates possible cheating

March 3, 2014: USA Today reported the investigation at the Air Force Academy to determine whether 40 freshman cadets cheated in a chemistry class. USA today wrote: Initial reports said 11 cadets were under investigation, but the academy said later it was 40. Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the academy superintendent, says she is disappointed by the allegations. Cheating...
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At Elite Prep School, Abuse Case Won’t Go Away

October 2011, The New York Times reported, Poly Prep football coach Foglietta (died in 1998) was never charged with any crimes, and New York State Supreme Court dismissed the case on grounds that too much time had gone by. Plaintiffs then sued under the provisions of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. The New...
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Malia, Sasha’s School Embroiled In Drug, Alcohol Scandal

News One writes about the multiple scandals involving students and/or staff at the Sidwell Friends School in Washington DC where the Obama children attend.  To read more about the school and their current conflicts, please utilize the source link below. With the Obamas reportedly paying $70,000 a year in tuition, Sidwell is recognized as an elite...
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Father Sues Elite Washington School, Saying Psychologist Had Affair With His Wife

In May 2011, Jenny Anderson reports in the New York Times about the lawsuit filed by a father against the Sidwell Friends school psychologist claiming he had an affair with his wife while treating his daughter.  Sidwell school is best known for educating the Obama children and Alumni include Chelsea Clinton and the Nixon Children. ...
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Prep School Scandals

Robert Kennedy provides a brief summation of various school scandal articles that he had previously written.  He refers to scandals at the Selwyn House, Lower Canada College, Academy X, Milton Academy, and more.  To read more, utilize the source link below. A Look Into the Less-Than-Perfect World of Private Schools Every school, public or private, has had...
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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...
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