Fired Miramonte Teacher Sues LAUSD For Back PayA former Miramonte Elementary School teacher who won dismissal of allegations he inappropriately touched a female student is suing the Los Angeles Unified School District for back pay.
LAUSD To Pay Another $4.5M To Former Miramonte StudentsLos Angeles Unified School District officials have agreed to pay another $4.5 million to former Miramonte Elementary School students.
Miramonte Elementary Sex Abuse Case To Cost Nearly $140MOnce lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt's past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.
LAUSD Avoids Trial And Reaches $139M Settlement In Miramonte Sex Abuse CaseThe Los Angeles Unified School District Friday reached a settlement with more than 80 victims in the Miramonte Elementary School child sex abuse case.
Jury Selection Begins In First Civil Trial In Miramonte Sex Abuse ScandalJury selection began Monday morning in the first civil trial against the Los Angeles Unified School District stemming from a sex abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary School.
Senate Passes Bill To Streamline Process For Dismissing Teachers Due To MisconductThe 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.
Judge Refuses To Throw Out Lawsuits Against LAUSD In Miramonte Sex Abuse ScandalA judge Tuesday refused to throw out dozens of lawsuits filed by alleged victims’ parents in the Miramonte sex abuse scandal against the Los Angeles Unified School District.
LAUSD Offers Settlement To 40 Students In Miramonte Abuse CasesThe Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday announced it has offered approximately $17 million to dozens of students who alleged they were abused by a former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School.
Miramonte Teacher Sex Abuse Case Moves Closer To TrialA Los Angeles judge says attorneys can move closer to trial in their child sex abuse lawsuits against school officials, after a former teacher allegedly fed his semen to students.
Former Miramonte Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Molestation To Stand TrialA former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School near South Los Angeles will stand trial on charges that he molested a student.
Miramonte Elementary Teachers Return After Child Abuse Scandal Some Miramonte Elementary teachers returned to the South Los Angeles school on Tuesday after they were removed earlier this year following a child abuse scandal involving one of their colleagues.
Mothers Of Miramonte Elementary Sex Crime Victims File New Suit Against LAUSDThe mothers of 14 children at the center of the Miramonte Elementary School sex crimes scandal filed a civil lawsuit against Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday.
Man Commits Suicide On El Monte School CampusThe body of a man was discovered Thursday morning on the campus a San Gabriel Valley elementary school.
Miramonte Elementary Teachers Speak Out For First Time Since Sex Scandal BrokeTeachers who were removed from Miramonte Elementary School earlier this year following a sex scandal will speak out for the first time Thursday afternoon.
State Legislature To Vote On Bill That Would Crack Down On Teacher MisconductThe 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.