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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...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 at 10:52 PM PDT

Settlement Offered in Student Abuse Cases

Settlement Offered in Student Abuse Cases

An attorney for families of students described the latest offer as an "insult" and "insufficient."

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:33 PM PDT

Alleged Miramonte Victim Suffers Fear, Depression: Mother

Alleged Miramonte Victim Suffers Fear, Depression: Mother

A year after former Miramonte teacher Mark Berndt was accused of abusing 23 students, families of his former students struggle with the psychological consequences for their

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 09:41 PM PDT

Multi-Million-Dollar Settlement in Miramonte Abuse Scandal

Multi-Million-Dollar Settlement in Miramonte Abuse Scandal

LAUSD confirmed Tuesday afternoon that it has reached a partial settlement with some of the Miramonte school plaintiffs who filed child abuse claims against the school district.

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 at 10:51 PM PST

Ex-Miramonte Teacher Could Face More Charges

Ex-Miramonte Teacher Could Face More Charges

Prosecutors say they are considering additional charges against former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 at 02:04 PM PST

GPS Monitor No Longer Required for Ex-Miramonte Teacher

GPS Monitor No Longer Required for Ex-Miramonte Teacher

A judge told one of two teachers accused in the Miramonte Elementary school child sex abuse scandal Wednesday that he is no longer required to wear a GPS monitor on his ankle.

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM PST

Ex-Teacher's New Attorney: "Every Story Has 2 Sides"

Ex-Teacher's New Attorney: "Every Story Has 2 Sides"

Mark Berndt, the former Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of lewd conduct against his students, has hired as his defense attorney a former federal prosecutor who is also an ex-television...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 11:10 PM PST

LAUSD Faces 189 Claims Over Miramonte Scandal

LAUSD Faces 189 Claims Over Miramonte Scandal

Attorneys for students at Miramonte Elementary School announced Wednesday that additional lawsuits had been filed against the Los Angeles Unified School District over alleged sexual abuse at the campus.

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:11 PM PST

LAUSD Failed to Report Abuse Allegations: Audit

LAUSD Failed to Report Abuse Allegations: Audit

The nation's second-largest school district was slow to investigate allegations of employee abuse against students and often failed to report accusations as required to a state teaching commission, according to...

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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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LAUSD Misses Records Request Deadline on Miramonte

LAUSD Misses Records Request Deadline on Miramonte

After numerous attempts to seek comment, NBC4 has not heard a word from members of the school board about allegations of mismanagement in the general counsel's office of the Los Angeles Unified School...

LAUSD Official Stands by Teacher Abuse Settlements

LAUSD Official Stands by Teacher Abuse Settlements

NBC4 has learned through a source that some of the settlements may not have been necessary under the California Education Code.

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,...

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.

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.

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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