Ongoing coverage of child abuse in schools

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:11 PM PST

Parent: "I Don't Feel Safe With My Kids Here"

Parent: "I Don't Feel Safe With My Kids Here"

Allegations against an educator at Alta Loma Elementary School surfaced weeks ago and the teacher was removed from the classroom. But parents were only recently told and in vague terms. On Thursday, they rallied

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 03:05 PM PST

Ex-Teacher Faces New Charge in Sex Crimes Case

Ex-Teacher Faces New Charge in Sex Crimes Case

A new charge was filed today against a former Wilmington elementary school teacher who's facing sex-related counts involving a dozen children.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 at 11:03 PM PST

Lawsuit Goes After 20 Years of LAUSD Officials

Lawsuit Goes After 20 Years of LAUSD Officials

A new lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District claims the district has been mishandling teacher abuse allegations for two decades. Attorney Brian Claypool alleges the LAUSD has known about...

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:16 PM PST

Senator: "Rampant Sex Abuse" at LAUSD

Senator: "Rampant Sex Abuse" at LAUSD

A former California state senator plans to call for an independent investigation into what she says is "alleged rampant sex abuse" of Latino students in the LAUSD.

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 11:54 PM PST

Ex-Teacher Pleads Not Guilty in School Sex Abuse Case

Ex-Teacher Pleads Not Guilty in School Sex Abuse Case

Parents reacted on Thursday to the news of the arrest of a former Wilmington elementary school teacher who allegedly abused children over a six-month period beginning in 2011.

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 at 11:32 PM PST

Ex-Teacher Arrested in School Sex Abuse Case

Ex-Teacher Arrested in School Sex Abuse Case

A former Wilmington elementary school teacher was arrested Wednesday in a school sexual abuse case allegedly involving at least 20 children, according to police.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 07:09 PM PST

LAUSD Ordered to Pay $6.9 Million in Molestation Verdict

LAUSD Ordered to Pay $6.9 Million in Molestation Verdict

The district will be responsible for a $3 million deductible after a jury awarded a former student damages for his abuse at the hands of his elementary school teacher.

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 at 08:14 AM PDT

El Segundo Teacher Accused of Child Sex Assault

El Segundo Teacher Accused of Child Sex Assault

A 27-year-old elementary school teacher accused of assaulting two students last year in a classroom was arrested Wednesday.

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 11:44 PM PDT

New Miramonte Principal Seeks to Repair Trust

New Miramonte Principal Seeks to Repair Trust

For Miramonte Elementary School, next Tuesday will mark more than the start of a new school year. It will be, in-effect, the reboot of a school shaken by charges last February that two teachers were accused...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 at 07:04 PM PDT

Deasy: Teacher-Review Bill Failure "Shameful"

Deasy: Teacher-Review Bill Failure "Shameful"

Legislation that would have expedited the disciplinary review process for teachers accused of sexual abuse has died in committee in Sacramento.

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