Tag: TM Landry College Preparatory (Breaux Bridge, La)

Fairy-Tale College Applications

Nyjal Mitchell, 16, and his family filed a police complaint in 2017 against Mike Landry, the founder of T.M. Landry, detailing what they said were three instances of assault. Sanaa Mitchell, 12, Nyjal’s younger sister, said Mike Landry made a mistake by picking on her brother and her family.CreditAnnie Flanagan for The New York Times […]

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Abuse at the Landry School: You Helped Us Heal

Video The Mitchell family looks at the front-page Times article that featured Nyjal Mitchell.CreditCredit“The Weekly”/FX/Hulu/Vanessa Carr for The New York Times To the Editor: “The Education of T.M. Landry,” the debut episode of the New York Times television show “The Weekly” (June 2 and 3), features me and my son Nyjal, who describes how the […]

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F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry

LAFAYETTE, La. — T.M. Landry College Preparatory School, a private school in Louisiana that garnered national attention for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is under federal investigation over its college admissions practices after disclosures that it cut corners and doctored applications, according to multiple people contacted by the F.B.I. The F.B.I. opened […]

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Louisiana School Scandal: The Truth Behind Students’ Viral Videos

About the Series Premiere A school in Louisiana had become famous for its record of placing students at elite universities, broadcasting their success through viral videos. Then, The New York Times published an investigation, uncovering rampant abuse of multiple students, few classes and fake transcripts. The school’s myth burst. The reporters, Erica L. Green and […]

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