For most Americans, Thanksgiving is a time of pleasure and company, tables heaping with food and surrounded by families and friends. But for a select few, this time of year brings on a feeling of envy and dread: You only get one chance to provide your children with entrée into elite society—and we’re not talking about dark meat. That’s right, frenzied mothers and fathers throughout Manhattan are working around the clock to finish their kids’ applications to top private schools. This is not child’s play.
Justice Anthony Kennedy–”widely regarded as one of the court’s most vigilant defenders of First Amendment values,” according to The Times–spoke at Dalton late last month.
An account of his visit has yet to appear in the student newspaper, however, because his office insisted on approving anything written.
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"It’s a story about a teacher, but it’s also a story about how certain children on a certain island are getting through schools seemingly magically, but maybe not so," said the tutor-cum-novelist Anisha Lakhani the other day. Her first book, Schooled, out this week, was inspired by her experiences teaching and tutoring wealthy Manhattan schoolchildren. Read More
Amidst divorce rumors, Madonna may be having an affair with Yankee, Alex Rodriguez. [Us Weekly]
In a freak year at The Dalton School, not a single student got into Harvard and many are finding themselves attending non-Ivies like Syracuse, Vanderbilt, and Tulane. [Page Six Magazine via Read More