Attorney Brian Claypool held a news conference on Friday to call for a federal investigation into sexual abuse and misconduct allegations at schools in the Los Angeles Unified school district. (credit: CBS)

Attorney: LAUSD Knew About ‘Predators’, Intentionally ‘Did Nothing’

A Southland attorney on Friday called for a federal investigation into alleged sex crimes at a Los Angeles elementary school.


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Attorney: Ex-Miramonte Teacher ‘Being Punished’ In Small Jail Cell

The lawyer for a former South L.A. elementary school teacher accused of perverted activities said Thursday his client is unjustly suffering behind bars.


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LAUSD Moves Closer To Having Power To Fire Teachers For Misconduct

Lawmakers have approved SB1530 that would allow school boards to directly dismiss teachers instead of deferring to a disciplinary commission.


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Berndt Hearing Delayed Until June; 400 Pieces Of Evidence Submitted

A former LAUSD teacher accused of taking shocking photos of students agreed to waive his right to a speedy trial on Thursday.

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Deasy Marks 1st Year As LAUSD Chief After Wave Of Abuse Scandals

For Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy, it’s been Friday the 13th for his entire first year on the job.


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Lawmaker Wants Felony Charges, Pension Cuts For Teachers Who Date Students

AB 1861 would strip teachers of their pensions and retiree health care in addition to outlawing any dating situations regardless of age.

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South Gate Lawmaker Wants Audit Of LAUSD Payouts Over Alleged Abuse Cases

Assemblyman Ricardo Lara said he has been shocked both by the growing number of child molestation cases and the district’s response.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/05/2012

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Child Abuse Expert Calls On LAUSD To Teach How To Spot Pedophile Behavior

One expert says it’s time for the district to teach its teachers and parents how to save their kids from sexual abuse.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/27/2012

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LAUSD Faces Dozens Of Sexual Misconduct Complaints In Wake Of Miramonte Scandal

The Los Angeles Unified school district faces a mounting number of complaints after last month’s arrest of two teachers at Miramonte Elementary.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/17/2012

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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.


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South LA Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Taking Photos Of Students Bound, Gagged

A Southland elementary school teacher is in police custody after photos allegedly depicting extreme cases of student abuse were turned in to law enforcement.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/31/2012