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Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:36 PM PST

LAUSD Responds to Cronyism Allegations in Miramonte Case

LAUSD Responds to Cronyism Allegations in Miramonte Case

Two weeks after a former Los Angeles Unified School District employee blew the whistle on his former employer in how it handled civil lawsuits involving the Miramonte Elementary School sex abuse scandal, the...

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 09:54 PM PST

Sex Abuse Case Against Ex-Miramonte Teacher Dismissed

Sex Abuse Case Against Ex-Miramonte Teacher Dismissed

The case against one of two former Miramonte Elementary School teachers accused in a sexual abuse scandal has been dismissed, according to court officials.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 05:11 PM PST

School Sex Abuse Case Whistle-Blower Speaks Out

School Sex Abuse Case Whistle-Blower Speaks Out

A risk manager who worked on the Miramonte Elementary School sex scandal alleges that the LAUSD wasted taxpayer money by paying families who weren't victims of abuse allegedly by a former teacher.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 08:36 PM PST

Lawsuit Alleges "Corruption" in LAUSD Sex Abuse Case

Lawsuit Alleges "Corruption" in LAUSD Sex Abuse Case

The chief risk manager hired by the Los Angeles Unified School District to help settle a school sexual abuse scandal accused the district's public law office of "corruption and cronyism."

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 at 08:20 PM PST

Ex-Teacher Pleads No Contest in Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

Ex-Teacher Pleads No Contest in Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt pleaded no contest Friday to 23 counts of lewd acts with children. John Cádiz Klemack reports from downtown Los Angeles for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov....

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 09:36 PM PST

LAUSD Superintendent Deasy Speaks About Miramonte Abuse Scandal

LAUSD Superintendent Deasy Speaks About Miramonte Abuse Scandal

LAUSD School Superintendent John Deasy said he was relieved that former teacher Mark Berndt entered a plea deal, but he's angry about delays in changing teacher disciplinary procedures. Kim Baldonado reports...

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 at 10:02 PM PST

Parent: Ex-Teacher "Destroyed" Students' Lives

Parent: Ex-Teacher "Destroyed" Students' Lives

A former elementary school teacher accused of sexually abusing students is expected in court Friday amid reports that he will plead no contest in the case. Watch live on NBC LA app.

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 at 12:07 AM PST

Ex-Teacher in Sex Abuse Case to Appear in Court

Ex-Teacher in Sex Abuse Case to Appear in Court

A former elementary school teacher accused of sexually abusing his students is expected in court on Friday.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM PST

61 Miramonte Child Sex-Abuse Claims Settled

61 Miramonte Child Sex-Abuse Claims Settled

A judge Wednesday approved 61 settlements to families involved in the Miramonte Elementary School child sex abuse scandal.

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 at 11:45 PM PDT

Miramonte Attorneys Issue Demand Letter

Miramonte Attorneys Issue Demand Letter

On July 5, a Los Angeles Unified School District offer to settle Miramonte abuse claims will expire. Attorneys representing families yet to settle imposed their own deadline on the district to respond to a...

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Complete coverage of the child sexual abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary School in the community of Florence in South LA. Photos, video and investigative stories, with reaction from families, and a timeline of events.
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Lead LAUSD Attorney Steps Down to Assume Judgeship

Lead LAUSD Attorney Steps Down to Assume Judgeship

The lead attorney for the Los Angeles Unified School District will be stepping down to assume a judgeship in Orange County.

LAUSD Denied Photographic Evidence of Miramonte Abuse:  Judge

LAUSD Denied Photographic Evidence of Miramonte Abuse: Judge

A judge on Friday ordered the Los Angeles Unified School District to pay a $6,000 penalty for denying it had photographic evidence sought by families suing the district for damages from abuse by two then...

Feds Urged to Step in on Miramonte Abuse Cases

Feds Urged to Step in on Miramonte Abuse Cases

Hiding her identity for the sake of her victimized daughter, one mother says she holds responsible - whoever destroyed district documents of child abuse records at LAUSD - the same way she does former Miramonte...

LAUSD Forced to Hand Over Additional Evidence in Miramonte Case

LAUSD Forced to Hand Over Additional Evidence in Miramonte Case

A judge on Thursday gave Los Angeles Unified School District attorneys 24 hours to produce photos they believe to be privileged evidence in the Miramonte child abuse case.

LAUSD Admits It Destroyed Documents Regarding Child Sex Abuse

LAUSD Admits It Destroyed Documents Regarding Child Sex Abuse

After nearly a week with no response to our inquiries about allegations the Los Angeles Unified School District destroyed documents that may have held key evidence in child abuse cases within the district, a...

Timeline: Miramonte School Scandal

Timeline: Miramonte School Scandal

A chronological list of events connected to the child abuse scandal that has rocked Miramonte Elementary school in Florence.

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