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Former Harvard-Westlake Educator Returns to L.A. To Take Reigns of New Boarding School Opening in 2020

PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 19, 2019– A longtime education leader and administrator with experience at the nation’s top-tier high schools has been selected to serve as Head of School for the new EF Academy in Pasadena, an international boarding school slated to open in 2020. George Stewart, who began his career in Los Angeles at elite private school Harvard-Westlake, was tapped...

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Elite private schools look to rectify sexual assault cover-ups

Brief Dive Brief: A recent report identified 13 staff members at St. Paul’s School, an elite private boarding school in New Hampshire, who had engaged in sexual misconduct or sexual assault between 1948 and 1988, The New York Times reports — and an additional 10 staffers who had been accused of “lesser offenses” were not identified by name. St. Paul’s...

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UCC denies MPP’s charge that school’s model parliament is elitist

An all-boys’ Toronto private school is battling accusations of elitism after New Democratic MPP Cheri DiNovo criticized the school’s tradition of hosting model parliament sessions at the Ontario Legislature. Ms. DiNovo told the Canadian Press Tuesday that she was “shocked” to learn that “one of the most elite and expensive private schools,” Upper Canada College, has been the sole organizer...

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In the news: Chinese students looking for the elite American boarding school experience, Marvelwood School, a U.S. boarding school, said to be disillusioned

Chinese Students Lose as U.S. Schools Exploit Need[1] (Bloomberg, Oct 20, 2011) By Daniel Golden Seeking the world’s best education, Guan Wang’s parents in northeast China paid an agency there $4,700 to get her into a premier American boarding school in 2009. The company steered her to the Marvelwood School[2], which charges Chinese students $52,000 a year. She relied on the agency’s assurances...

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