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Judge Rejects Claims Of Witness-Tampering By LAUSD In Miramonte Civil Suit

Attorney Luis Carrillo was expected to argue the school district is allegedly trying to get the witness to “correct” erroneous statements about claims linked to the troubled school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/29/2014

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 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

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Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse

A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.

01/07/2014

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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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Bill Eases Path For Firing Teachers For Misconduct

The Legislature on Thursday 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.

CBS Los Angeles–09/12/2013

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Attorneys Call For LAUSD To ID Teachers ‘Credibly Accused’ Of Abuse

A coalition of attorneys says the LAUSD has yet to publicly address the exact number, and identities of, teachers and administrators who have been “credibly accused of abusing children” within the school district.

06/26/2013

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Principal During Miramonte Abuse Scandal Reassigned

The principal of Miramonte Elementary School has been reassigned following a string of abuse cases linked to the school.

06/17/2013

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Best Rosé Wines In Temecula

As warmer weather approaches try sipping on a chilled fruit-forward wine known as a rosé.

CBS Los Angeles–04/24/2013

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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

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy is among the defendants named in a new lawsuit against the district. (Photo credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Alleges LAUSD Officials Shielded Teachers Accused Of Abuse

Attorneys representing nearly three dozen children and parents in the Miramonte Elementary child abuse case announced the filing of a new lawsuit Tuesday.

01/29/2013

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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)

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

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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