February 28, 2014: The Daily Progress reported the arrest of science teacher, Claire Kennedy Ogilvie, for allegedly attacking the wife of House Minority Leader David J. Toscano. Toscano said his wife, Nancy Tramontin, was struck in the head several times. Ogilvie has been suspended from her job at William Monroe High School. The Daily Progress wrote: A...Read more
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April 2013, the New York Times reported about the hearing to be held by the City Council in Washington, regarding allegations of cheating on standardized tests during the chancellorship f Michelle A Rhee. Investigations by both the city's inspector general and the federal Education Department concluded widespread cheating had not occurred, yet calls for further...Read more
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...Read more
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. ...Read more
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
Scribd provides scanned readable copies of filed court documents. The source link below will guide you to the original filings of Newmyer v. Huntington and Sidwell Friends School. Utilize the source link below to read the full complaint filed in Superior Court of the District of Columbia Civil Division....Read more
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