Mark Berndt

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

Miramonte Elementary Sex Abuse Case To Cost Nearly $140M

Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt’s past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

LAUSD Avoids Trial And Reaches $139M Settlement In Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday reached a settlement with more than 80 victims in the Miramonte Elementary School child sex abuse case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

Jury Selection Begins In First Civil Trial In Miramonte Sex Abuse Scandal

Jury selection began Monday morning in the first civil trial against the Los Angeles Unified School District stemming from a sex abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary School.

11/17/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

Report: LAUSD Aware Of Misconduct By Miramonte Teacher In 1983

Complaints of misconduct against a Los Angeles Unified school teacher who was convicted last year of spoon-feeding his semen to his students first surfaced over 30 years ago, according to reports Friday.

09/26/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

Attorney Alleges Sex Crimes Cover Up By LAUSD In Miramonte Case

The L.A. Unified School District Friday was accused of covering up child abuse reports dating back to 1988.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2014

Mark Berndt (credit: CBS)

Former Miramonte Teacher Pleads No Contest To Molestation Charges

A former Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of lewd acts on more than 20 former students Friday pleaded no contest to nearly two dozen charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2013

Mark Berndt (credit: CBS)

Report: Former Miramonte Teacher To Plead No Contest To Molestation Charges

A former Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of lewd acts on more than 20 former students is expected to plead no contest Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2013

(credit: CBS)

LAUSD Releases $27M To Settle Claims In Miramonte Sex Abuse Cases

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Tuesday it has released more than $27 million to settle the dozens of claims of sexual abuse on behalf of students at Miramonte Elementary School.

CBS Los Angeles–09/17/2013

teacher school education

Senate Passes Bill To Streamline Process For Dismissing Teachers Due To Misconduct

The state Senate has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

(credit: CBS)

Judge Refuses To Throw Out Lawsuits Against LAUSD In Miramonte Sex Abuse Scandal

A judge Tuesday refused to throw out dozens of lawsuits filed by alleged victims’ parents in the Miramonte sex abuse scandal against the Los Angeles Unified School District.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/09/2013

(credit: CBS)

LAUSD Offers Settlement To 40 Students In Miramonte Abuse Cases

The Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday announced it has offered approximately $17 million to dozens of students who alleged they were abused by a former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

(credit: CBS)

Civil Settlement Reached In Miramonte Abuse Cases

The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached settlements of 58 legal claims stemming from alleged lewd acts by an elementary school teacher.

03/12/2013

Mark Berndt (credit: LASD)

Miramonte Teacher Sex Abuse Case Moves Closer To Trial

A Los Angeles judge says attorneys can move closer to trial in their child sex abuse lawsuits against school officials, after a former teacher allegedly fed his semen to students.

12/14/2012

(credit: CBS)

Attorney For Ex-Miramonte Teacher Delays Motion To Reduce Bail

Newly-appointed attorney Manny Medrano wants more time to review the allegations against Mark Berndt before asking a judge to reduce his client’s $23 million bail amount.

12/13/2012

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Attorneys File New Lawsuit Against LAUSD On Behalf Of Miramonte Child Sex Abuse Victims

New lawsuits stemming from child sex abuse claims at Miramonte Elementary School were filed earlier this week against the Los Angeles Unified School District, it was announced Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,671 other followers