Martin Springer

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Martin Springer voted in Feb. 2012 to fire Springer, who had taught at Miramonte for about 25 years. (Photo credit: LASD)

Judge Dismisses Sex Abuse Charges Against Ex-Miramonte Elementary Teacher

A judge dismissed charges Wednesday against a Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of committing a lewd act against a student after prosecutors said the alleged victim in the case refused to testify.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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

Suspect Martin Springer (credit: LASD)

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.


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Miramonte Elementary Teachers Speak Out For First Time Since Sex Scandal Broke

Teachers who were removed from Miramonte Elementary School earlier this year following a sex scandal will speak out for the first time Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/03/2012

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State Legislature To Vote On Bill That Would Crack Down On Teacher Misconduct

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2012

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2 New Resolutions Aim To Protect LAUSD Students From Predators

The Los Angeles Unified School District unveiled two resolutions Monday aimed at better protecting students from sexual predators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2012

Suspect Martin Springer (credit: LASD)

Arraignment Postponed For Miramonte Elementary Teacher Accused Of Fondling Student

The arraignment for former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Martin Springer was postponed Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2012

Mark Berndt (credit: LASD)

Alleged Victims Of LAUSD Teacher To Appear On ‘Dr. Phil’

Alleged victims of former LAUSD teacher Mark Berndt are appearing on the Dr. Phil show Thursday, Feb. 16.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/15/2012

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LAUSD Teacher’s Aide Arrested For Allegedly Attempting To Have Sexual Contact With Student

A teacher’s aide with the Los Angeles Unified School District has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to have sexual contact with a 15-year-old student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2012

Suspect Martin Springer (credit: LASD)

Miramonte Elementary Teacher Accused Of Fondling Student Free On Bond

A Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of fondling a student is free on bond Friday morning, sheriff’s officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2012

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Miramonte Elementary School Reopens To Students Thursday

Miramonte Elementary School reopened Thursday morning to students after the entire staff was replaced following a sex scandal that resulted in the arrest of two longtime teachers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/09/2012

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Report: Miramonte Teacher’s Aide Wrote Love Letters To 4th Grade Student

A third case of inappropriate conduct with a student at embattled Miramonte Elementary School is being investigated, after it surfaced that a teacher’s aide allegedly wrote love letters to a fourth grade students and the report was disregarded.


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Miramonte Elementary Staffers Train New Administration Wednesday

Miramonte Elementary School remains closed Wednesday in the wake of sex crime allegations involving two teachers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2012

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LAUSD Shuts Down Miramonte Elementary School For 2 Days

Miramonte Elementary School will be closed for two days in the wake of sex crime allegations involving two teachers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2012

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Entire Staff Of Miramonte Elementary School To Be Replaced

The entire staff of Miramonte Elementary School will be replaced when the school reopens Thursday, says LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy.