Sasha and Malia Obama’s school might cost $70,000 a year to attend, but that doesn’t mean that the kids don’t mess up. It turns out that the Sidwell Friends School in Washington DC is being heavily criticized for an affair that a staff psychologist had with the parent of a student. The school is in a $10 million dollar lawsuit that has stained the reputation of one of the finest institutions in the country.
Even worse, a report was released stating that 71 percent of the children at the school admitted that they go to parties where drugs and alcohol are readily available. Another report says that a full 25 percent of the boys at the school admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol as well. This makes their school as bad as many elite universities, where wealthy kids get away with things that would give them long prison sentences if they were poor or black.
A family insider said that Michelle and Barack are concerned about the allegations:
“Certainly, the trouble at the school has upset both Barack and Michelle,” said the insider. “Some friends have suggested the girls be tutored privately at the White House, but the Obamas are keen to have the girls’ educational experience be as normal as possible. They don’t want them home-schooled.”
A former student at the school says that, “I have seen kids snorting coke, smoking pot, getting high and boozing.”
One of the former students at the school, Hugh L. Elsbree, was arrested for running a drug lab. Another graduate was recently arrested for possession of cocaine and ecstasy with the intent to distribute. It appears that during this election season, the Obamas have some pretty important decisions to make. Those decisions appear to be starting right at home.
Maybe when President Obama speaks about troubled schools in America, he might want to look in his own back yard.