Is Elizabeth English the Nurse Ratched of Archer?

Elizabeth English and Nurse Ratched One of the reasons Nurse Ratched in One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest is such a frightening villain is her assertion and exercise of  complete power over the patients in her care. The pleadings and documentation posted on this site demonstrate that Elizabeth English asserted and exercised a similar power over students and parents in contravention …

Josephson v. Archer: Where We Are Now (Archer Prolongs Case Again) and How We Got There (Interview With Michael Josephson)

Elizabeth English and Archer Board Refuse to Accept Arbitrator’s Decision, Ask Court for Additional Hearings Talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face . . . At the direction of Archer Head of School, Elizabeth English and the Archer Board, a small army of lawyers launched a money-is-no-object, scorched earth strategy to force the Josephsons out of court …

Loose Ends: All Josephson family banned from campus

All Josephson family banned from campus: “No member of Josephson family will be permitted to attend any School events as a guest of another student, including this Saturday’s graduation.  Any attempt by any member of the Josephson family to enter the premises of The Archer School for Girls will be trespassing and will result in their removal from the premises …

SECRETS & LIES: What Archer is not telling parents about the Archer Forward expansion project

[Since 2011, Elizabeth English, with support of the Board of Trustees, has been promoting to donors, parents and students the benefits of an ambitious, but doomed from the start, $70 million five-year campus expansion plan. (West Side Today, 12/9/15 http://westsidetoday.com/2014/12/09/l-planning-commission-holds-first-four-public-hearings-archer-school-girls-expansion/). The Archer expansion project has been a central objective of the Board and Ms. English for years and she has worked very …

Summary & Sequence of Events

Summary and Sequence of Events 1. In May 2014, after extensive efforts to induce the Archer Board of Trustees to investigate  and repudiate well-documented allegations of illegal, unethical and unprofessional conduct of Archer’s head of school, Elizabeth English, directed at two of their children, Anne and Michael Josephson filed a civil action against Ms. English and the members of the Board. The …

Josephson Letter: Beware of Signing Handbook with Arbitration Clause (9/1)

Letter to Archer parents September 1, 2014 SHOULD YOU SIGN? Today, Archer parents are expected to have signed the school Handbook that allows the Head of School to oust or refuse to re-enroll any student for any reason whatever. Why are they so adamant and legalistic about this? Because they are deadly serious about their legal rights and they will …

21 QUESTIONS FOR THE ARCHER BOARD

THE BUCK STOPS WITH THE ARCHER BOARD. The most important job of a private school’s governing board is the selection and supervision of the head of school. Though a responsible board must provide support for their selected leader they must more than a cheering section or rubber stamp for the head of School. Quite beyond the issues raised by the …

Elizabeth English and Archer Board Prolong Litigation

STATUS OF LAWSUIT Elizabeth English and Archer Board prolong litigation by opposing dismissal. Yes, you read that right. On October 6, 2014 the Josephsons, as they said they would, filed papers to dismiss the action against Elizabeth English and the Archer Board of Trustees rather than enter an arbitration process that they say would make it impossible for them to …

Letters About the Josephsons’ Grievances Against Archer and Ms. English

Here is a selection of letters and responses posted on this site or www.whatwillmatter.com  in response to Mr. Josephson’s article about his struggle regarding continued pursuit of this law suit.  What this Dispute is Really About by Brandon As a consultant in human capital management and having a series of articles published on ethics in business relationships; it seems Mr. Josephson’s …