Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

Teacher charged in assault on Toscano’s wife

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...
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Hearing Set on Cheating Claim in Capital

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...
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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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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...
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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...
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