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.
Some Miramonte Elementary teachers returned to the South Los Angeles school on Tuesday after they were removed earlier this year following a child abuse scandal involving one of their colleagues.
A Southland attorney on Friday called for a federal investigation into alleged sex crimes at a Los Angeles elementary school.
The mothers of 14 children at the center of the Miramonte Elementary School sex crimes scandal filed a civil lawsuit against Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday.
Lawmakers have approved SB1530 that would allow school boards to directly dismiss teachers instead of deferring to a disciplinary commission.
Teachers who were removed from Miramonte Elementary School earlier this year following a sex scandal will speak out for the first time Thursday afternoon.
A former LAUSD teacher accused of taking shocking photos of students agreed to waive his right to a speedy trial on Thursday.
The California State Legislature is addressing the escalating crisis of teacher misconduct. The State Assembly Education Committee will vote on a bill Wednesday that would expedite the process of removing teachers who engage in criminal behavior.
Mark Berndt, a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher, is scheduled to appear in a court Wednesday for a hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence for him to stand trial.
The Los Angeles Unified School District unveiled two resolutions Monday aimed at better protecting students from sexual predators.
The failure by Los Angeles school officials to report two suspected pedophiles to the state’s teacher licensing commission has put a spotlight on the obscure agency that was reeling last year from a scathing audit that found a backlog of 12,600 cases.
Attorneys for 20 alleged sexual abuse victims announced the filing of civil lawsuits Friday against a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher and the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Blindfolding has been officially banned in the Los Angeles Unified School District in the wake of the district’s sex abuse scandal.
Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy has ordered his staff to submit or resubmit reports of teacher misconduct to a state credentialing board in the wake of news that at least two such reports had fallen through the cracks.
Mark Berndt, a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to committing lewd acts on dozens of children between 2008 and 2010.