Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill creating a long-term plan to pay down California’s $74 billion in unfunded teacher pension liabilities.
Former LAUSD teacher Robert Pimentel was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing three students and a female relative.
A gay Catholic school teacher who was fired after marrying his long-time partner can move forward with his lawsuit against the school, a Los Angeles judge ruled Wednesday.
Officials said the sexual relationship continued after the woman graduated and began attending college.
Teachers’ unions suffered a major legal setback Tuesday after a Los Angeles judge ruled that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional.
John Maust was arrested Sunday on suspicion of kidnapping, false imprisonment and making criminal threats.
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.
The students said they noticed Maust, one of their teacher’s standing on the sidewalk, apparently intoxicated.
A former teacher pleaded no contest to charges of sexually molesting children he taught at an elementary school in Wilmington, the LA County District Attorney announced Thursday.
The Los Angeles Unified school district is reportedly putting an end to its controversial practice of relocating suspended teachers to district offices.
The judge ordered that the defendant’s computer be destroyed.
The L.A. Unified School District Friday was accused of covering up child abuse reports dating back to 1988.
A 41-year-old Ventura County teacher has been arrested for misdemeanor child annoyance after he allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Detectives from the Oxnard Police Department’s Family Protection Unit made the arrest.
“READ, REST, GO TO CHURCH HE IS RISEN!” were the words apparently put up by a teacher in charge of the marquee at Darby Elementary.