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Acting Coach, 55, Found Guilty Of Committing Lewd Acts On 13-Year-Old Girl

At the time of his arrest, authorities said Cameron Thor sexually assaulted the victim numerous times over an 11-month period.

08/27/2015

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Some Lawmakers Sounding Alarm Over Teacher Shortage In California

A teacher shortage in the state of California has some lawmakers sounding the alarm.

08/18/2015

Thelmo Garcia was arrested off campus. (credit: CBS)

Former LAUSD Teacher Accused Of Placing Bag Over Student’s Head Pleads No Contest

A former Los Angeles elementary school teacher accused of placing a plastic bag over a student’s head in class for several seconds pleaded no contest Wednesday to one count of child abuse, authorities said.

08/05/2015

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LAUSD ‘Will Not Be Rushed’ Into Deciding Teacher’s Fate Despite Threat Of Lawsuit

Rafe Esquith, a teacher at Hobart Elementary in Koreatown, became the subject of controversy after a fellow teacher reportedly complained about Esquith reciting a passage from Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” in the classroom.

06/19/2015

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Award-Winning Teacher Removed From Classroom Gives LAUSD An Ultimatum

Rafe Esquith was removed from the classroom at a Koreatown elementary school after a teacher complained about Esquith reciting a passage from Mark Twain’s classic “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”

06/18/2015

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Only On 2: Former Teacher At Christian School Sues For Discrimination Alleging School Fired Her For Getting Divorced

She says her ex-husband also works at the school and kept his job.

06/12/2015

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Ex-LAUSD Teacher Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole For Murdering Wife

A former Los Angeles Unified School District elementary school teacher was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibly of parole for the murder of his estranged wife.

05/19/2015

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Castaic Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Students

Joshua Levine is accused of inappropriately touching at least four females under the age of 10 inside his classroom.

05/14/2015

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Mother Accuses Teacher In Inglewood Of Slapping Her Son With Special Needs

A mother says she’s suing an Inglewood instructor, two teacher’s aides, and a school district after she alleges that her son, who has special-needs, was slapped in class.

05/11/2015

An El Monte elementary school teacher is accused of showing porn to his students. (credit: El Monte Police Dept.)

El Monte Elementary School Teacher Arrested After Allegedly Showing Students Porn

Jeff Minh Ha, 42, was attested at Columbia Elementary School on Friday around 1:50 p.m.

04/18/2015

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High School Wrestling Coach Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Misconduct In Torrance

A 47-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child annoyance and molesting children on multiple occasions.

04/15/2015

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Brentwood Teacher Accused Of Making Racist Remarks Returns To School

Steve Carmine is accused of saying 18-year-old Michael Brown “got what he deserved” when he was shot and killed by a police officer.

03/26/2015

A lawsuit alleges teacher Steven Carnine (seen in this undated photo) used racial epithets in class. (Photo courtesy LAUSD)

Supporters Call For Brentwood Teacher Accused Of Racist Remarks To Be Reinstated

Parents and students gathered Monday outside a middle school in Brentwood to demand the return of a teacher who is accused in a lawsuit of making racially charged remarks in class.

03/23/2015

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Parent Sues LAUSD After Teacher Reportedly Used Racially Charged Comments In Class

The parent accused the teacher of using the N word, said “black people were not smart,” as well as suggesting teen Michael Brown, shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri “got what he deserved.”

03/19/2015

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Former H.S. Teacher Pleads No Contest To Felony False Imprisonment Charges

When the driver attempted to also exit, John Edward Maust placed him in a choke hold with the pocket knife and demanded that he be taken to a Jack in the Box.

03/19/2015

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