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An Update on Alumni Initiatives to Investigate Systemic Failure At HM

  An update on alumni initiatives to investigate systemic failure at Horace Mann  

BOSTON GLOBE: What happened at Deerfield

What happened at Deerfield I was a teenager at the elite boarding school in the 1980s. He was my teacher, coach, and dorm parent. He was also a sexual predator.
By Whit Sheppard  |       JULY 21, 2013

RIVERDALE PRESS: Grappling With Abuse Reporting

Grappling with abuse reporting, by the book By Sarina Trangle
Posted 7/4/13
The sex abuse scandal that has shaken the Horace Mann School has also brought additional scrutiny to the school’s handbook, particularly the section on reporting abuse to authorities. 

NY TIMES: Yeshiva Chancellor Apologizes for Sex Abuse Scandal

Yeshiva University Chancellor Apologizes for Sexual Abuse Scandal By ARIEL KAMINER Published: July 1, 2013
In an emotional letter on Monday announcing his retirement after more than 60 years at Yeshiva University, its chancellor, Norman Lamm, apologized for not responding more assertively when students at Yeshiva University High School for Boys said that two rabbis there had sexually abused them.


I wrote the following in a Facebook Group, Processing Horace Mann, as my response to those who suggest generally that alumni should 'move on' and more specifically that alumni who continue to seek to address the history of sexual abuse at Horace Mann and the School's present day response to it need to 'get over it', let go of their anger, and let the School alone.

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