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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The principal of Miramonte Elementary School has been reassigned following a string of abuse cases linked to the school.
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The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached settlements of 58 legal claims stemming from alleged lewd acts by an elementary school teacher.
Attorneys representing nearly three dozen children and parents in the Miramonte Elementary child abuse case announced the filing of a new lawsuit Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Southland attorney on Friday called for a federal investigation into alleged sex crimes at a Los Angeles elementary school.
The lawyer for a former South L.A. elementary school teacher accused of perverted activities said Thursday his client is unjustly suffering behind bars.