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Brown Signs Bill To Fully Fund Teachers’ Pensions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill creating a long-term plan to pay down California’s $74 billion in unfunded teacher pension liabilities.

06/24/2014

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Former LAUSD Teacher Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing 3 Students, Relative

Former LAUSD teacher Robert Pimentel was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing three students and a female relative.

CBS Los Angeles–06/19/2014

Christopher Persky and Ken Bencomo were recently married. Bencomo says he was fired after saying "I do." (credit: Rachel Luna/The Sun/LA Newspaper Group)

Judge: Gay Catholic School Teacher Reportedly Fired For Marrying Partner Can Sue School

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

Rebecca Eileen Diebolt allegedly had a sexual affair with a former student beginning when the girl was 15. (credit: Placentia Police Dept.)

Placentia Teacher Accused Of Sex Contact With Female Student

Officials said the sexual relationship continued after the woman graduated and began attending college.

06/11/2014

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Judge Rules California Teacher Tenure Laws Unconstitutional

Teachers’ unions suffered a major legal setback Tuesday after a Los Angeles judge ruled that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional.

06/10/2014

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Students, Faculty React To Arrest Of Arcadia High School Teacher

John Maust was arrested Sunday on suspicion of kidnapping, false imprisonment and making criminal threats.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/09/2014

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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

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Teacher, 34, Accused Of Kidnapping 3 Students After Asking Them For Ride

The students said they noticed Maust, one of their teacher’s standing on the sidewalk, apparently intoxicated.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/09/2014

Former fourth-grade teacher Robert Pimentel has pleaded no contest to molestation charges. (credit: CBS)

Former Elementary School Teacher Pleads No Contest To Sexually Molesting Children

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.

05/29/2014

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LAUSD To Allow Suspended Teachers To Remain At Home

The Los Angeles Unified school district is reportedly putting an end to its controversial practice of relocating suspended teachers to district offices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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Former Junior High Teacher Pleads No Contest To Possessing Child Porn

The judge ordered that the defendant’s computer be destroyed.

05/09/2014

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Attorney Alleges Sex Crimes Cover Up By LAUSD In Miramonte Case

The L.A. Unified School District Friday was accused of covering up child abuse reports dating back to 1988.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2014

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Oxnard Teacher Arrested For Child Annoyance

A 41-year-old Ventura County teacher has been arrested for misdemeanor child annoyance after he allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

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Oxnard High School Teacher, 41, Accused Of Child Annoyance

Detectives from the Oxnard Police Department’s Family Protection Unit made the arrest.

04/23/2014

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Teacher Questioned After Putting Religious Message On Public School Marquee

“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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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