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Judge: Prosecutors Can’t Use Statements Scott Dekraai Made In Jail For Salon Meritage Trial

An Orange County judge ruled on Monday that prosecutors could not use statements made in jail by convicted mass killer Scott Dekraai during the penalty phase of his trial.

08/04/2014

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Senate OKs Bill Easing Firings For Teacher Abuse

Senators unanimously passed AB215 on a 33-0 vote Monday. The bill by Democratic Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan of Alamo creates a separate hearing process for teachers who are charged with egregious misconduct.

06/09/2014

Car Astrera, a teacher at the Legacy Christian Academy in Valencia, is accused of inappropriate behavior with a student. (credit: LA Sheriff's Dept.)

Teacher, 35, Accused Of Inappropriate Contact With Student At Private School

A 35-year-old Panorama City man is under arrest for alleged inappropriate conduct with a student.

03/26/2014

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Man Awarded More Than $1.8M In Age Discrimination Suit Against USC

Michael Leach, who had worked for USC for 16 years until the age of 73, filed suit against the university after he was let go in February 2012.

02/27/2014

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Fullerton School District Meet With Parents About Teacher Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

The alleged sexual misconduct, said the district, was reported “by two brave students.”

02/22/2014

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Woman Suing El Monte School District Claims Track Coach Inappropriately Touched Her

The plaintiff, who is now at least 18-years-old, says Ramon Lopez was a “duly licensed school teacher on the Arroyo High School faculty” who abused her from September 2009 until April 2013.

02/06/2014

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Senate Passes Bill To Streamline Process For Dismissing Teachers Due To Misconduct

The state Senate has 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.

09/12/2013

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Torrance Police Deny Misconduct By Officers Who Shot At White Surfer During Dorner Manhunt

The city of Torrance has filed documents denying misconduct by police officers who shot at a white surfer during a manhunt for a rogue Los Angeles former officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

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Employee At Eagle Rock School Removed For Alleged Misconduct

An employee at an Eagle Rock elementary school was removed and is being investigated for allegations of misconduct, district officials said Tuesday.

06/04/2013

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LA City Officials, LAUSD Launch Program To Keep Students Out Of Court

Los Angeles city officials teamed up with the Los Angeles Unified School District to launch a new program Monday that aims to reduce juvenile misconduct on Metro buses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2012

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OC Official, Ex-Anaheim Mayor Faces Sexual Misconduct Probe

The investigation was launched after an anonymous letter accusing clerk-recorder Tom Daly was sent to county officials.

08/30/2012

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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.

05/30/2012

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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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Contract Clause Could Limit LAUSD From Disciplining Teachers

The Los Angeles Unified School District is working to crack down on teachers suspected of misconduct in the wake of the sex abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/29/2012

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LA School Chief Orders Staff To Submit Reports Of Teacher Misconduct To State Credentialing Board

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.

02/22/2012

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