LAUSD Releases $27M To Settle Claims In Miramonte Sex Abuse CasesThe Los Angeles Unified School District announced Tuesday it has released more than $27 million to settle the dozens of claims of sexual abuse on behalf of students at Miramonte Elementary School.
Bill Eases Path For Firing Teachers For Misconduct The Legislature on Thursday 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.
Attorneys Call For LAUSD To ID Teachers 'Credibly Accused' Of AbuseA coalition of attorneys says the LAUSD has yet to publicly address the exact number, and identities of, teachers and administrators who have been "credibly accused of abusing children" within the school district.
Principal During Miramonte Abuse Scandal ReassignedThe principal of Miramonte Elementary School has been reassigned following a string of abuse cases linked to the school.
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Civil Settlement Reached In Miramonte Abuse CasesThe Los Angeles Unified School District has reached settlements of 58 legal claims stemming from alleged lewd acts by an elementary school teacher.
Lawsuit Alleges LAUSD Officials Shielded Teachers Accused Of Abuse Attorneys representing nearly three dozen children and parents in the Miramonte Elementary child abuse case announced the filing of a new lawsuit Tuesday.
Attorney For Ex-Miramonte Teacher Delays Motion To Reduce Bail Newly-appointed attorney Manny Medrano wants more time to review the allegations against Mark Berndt before asking a judge to reduce his client's $23 million bail amount.
Attorney: 'Criminal Culpability' Needed To Fix LAUSD Abuse ScandalAn attorney representing alleged child sex abuse victims from Miramonte Elementary School called for a more thorough audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday.
Attorneys For Alleged LAUSD Abuse Victims To Detail 'New Evidence' Attorneys were also expected to lay out new policies and procedures they want implemented at schools nationwide to protect children in classrooms from sexual abuse.
Miramonte Students' Lawsuits Against LAUSD Put On HoldA judge Monday put a hold of more than six months on two lawsuits filed by former Miramonte Elementary School students and their mothers so the parties can try to settle allegations that negligence by LAUSD allowed a teacher to engage in lewd conduct with their children.