Be Never Board: A Dossier of Boarding-School Scandals


Apropos of perpetual interest, Vanity Fair has collected a history of sordid boarding-school scandals. The most fascinating ones involve psychopathic gangs: Miss Porter’s Oprichniki (named after a 16th-century Russian torture squad, for history extra credit) and the deep powder smuggling ring (only attempted) at Choate Rosemary.