In a move that feels like it should’ve come an awful lot sooner, Phillips Exeter Academy and Phillips Academy Andover — two of the nation’s most elite and prestigious boarding schools —will convert some of their single sex housing into gender-neutral dorms to better accommodate the needs of their transgender students.
Following the Boston Globe’s Spotlight report last week on Phillips Exeter Academy’s bizarre mishandling of an alleged sexual assault, over 1,000 alumni of the elite prep school signed a letter to the administration pledging to withhold support and donations until the administration “prioritize[s] the issue of sexual…
Great Britain’s most elite private schools—Eton College and Rugby School to name two—are often seen as emblematic of the Isles’ long history of socioeconomic stratification and protected privilege. But now some administrators are attempting to change course by making their student bodies a little more diverse.
The first black woman to serve as student body president of the nation's most expensive boarding school was forced to resign from her position because of an Instagram photo that lightly mocked privileged white males—the most vulnerable among us.
"You know it is possible to say no when someone tries to have sex with you. Just throwing that out there." Sorta true! "Like no is still an option, you whore." Uh-oh. Time for an elite high school Facebook scandal!
Millions and millions of people were cruelly tormented in high school, but how many of them sued their alma maters over it? Tatum Bass, a student at the $43K/year Miss Porter's, is suing for unspecified damages because of bullying, which resulted in overwhelming "emotional stress and anxiety" and caused her to…