Horace Mann School, an elite prep school in New York City, issued an apology for decades of abuse of students by teachers and administrators, without agreeing to the independent investigation sought by victims.
Horace Mann, the New York City prep school at the center of sexual-abuse allegations by former students, should conduct an “independent and transparent” probe into the alleged crimes, attorney Gloria Allred said.
Horace Mann Educators Corp. , the company that sells auto insurance to public-school employees, put Chief Executive Officer Louis Lower on leave after he was sentenced to 60 days in jail for driving under the influence.
At Dugsi Academy, a public school in St. Paul, Minnesota, girls wearing traditional Muslim headscarves and flowing ankle-length skirts study Arabic and Somali. The charter school educates “East African children in the Twin Cities,” its website says. Every student is black.
News Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rupert Murdoch was stepping onto an elevator at the Allen & Co. media gathering in Sun Valley, Idaho, last year, when he was asked about a $1.1 million settlement his company had just paid. The money went to resolve a claim that reporters at a News Corp. newspaper in London had illegally listened to the voicemail messages of a British sports official.