Horace Mann School
Elite prep school Horace Mann has made a decision on how it will handle dozens of sexual abuse claims by former students. The school told CBS 2 exclusively about its next step.
In a crushing blow to alleged sex abuse victims, prosecutors have said the statute of limitations has expired and they cannot charge anyone at the Horace Mann School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.
The Horace Mann Action Coalition have hired former judge and sex crimes prosecutor Leslie Crocker Snyder to conduct an independent probe of alleged sexual abuse at the elite New York City school.
The sex scandal at one of New York City’s most elite high schools is growing. CBS 2 has uncovered more alleged victims, bringing the total number of people who say they were abused to a whopping 30.
Horace Mann is one of New York City’s most elite schools, and it’s also at the center of a massive sex abuse investigation. A teacher from the school recently spoke exclusively with CBS 2, revealing a secret she’s kept for almost two decades.
In the wake of this month’s New York Times Magazine article that exposed sex-abuse at the Bronx prep school, Tek Young Lin is now confirming some of the allegations.
There is a demand for answers and changes in the wake of sex abuse allegations at a top New York private school. Alumni who say they were abused at Horace Mann School are talking to lawyers about their options.
Last Sunday, Amos Kamil, an alumnus of the school published a piece in the New York Times Magazine alleging a pattern of sexual abuse took place at the school back in the ’70′s.
The article names several members of the faculty who allegedly sexually abused or were suspected of inappropriate contact with students at the time.
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A former Horace Mann School teacher has been charged with the possession of over 40 CDs containing child pornography.