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Mark Berndt

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Attorney: ‘Criminal Culpability’ Needed To Fix LAUSD Abuse Scandal

An attorney representing alleged child sex abuse victims from Miramonte Elementary School called for a more thorough audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday.

11/30/2012

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Attorneys For Alleged LAUSD Abuse Victims To Detail ‘New Evidence’

Attorneys were also expected to lay out new policies and procedures they want implemented at schools nationwide to protect children in classrooms from sexual abuse.

10/01/2012

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Former Miramonte Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Molestation To Stand Trial

A former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School near South Los Angeles will stand trial on charges that he molested a student.

09/28/2012

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Miramonte Students’ Lawsuits Against LAUSD Put On Hold

A judge Monday put a hold of more than six months on two lawsuits filed by former Miramonte Elementary School students and their mothers so the parties can try to settle allegations that negligence by LAUSD allowed a teacher to engage in lewd conduct with their children.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2012

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