Miramonte School Child Abuse Investigation - NBC Southern California

Complete coverage of the sexual abuse scandal at a South Los Angeles elementary school

Apr 30, 2014

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.

Jan 16, 2013

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.

Aug 10, 2012

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...

Mar 28, 2012

New Photos in Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

New Photos in Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

Prosecutors building a case against Mark Berndt, the former Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of lewd acts involving at least 20 children, said Wednesday they are still going through "a lot" of photos...

Feb 17, 2012

LAUSD Waited to Report Teacher to Agency

LAUSD Waited to Report Teacher to Agency

The LA school district violated state law by waiting nearly a year to inform the state agency overseeing teacher credentials that it had moved to dismiss a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused...

Feb 10, 2012

Dolores Palacio, the New Miramonte Principal

Dolores Palacio, the New Miramonte Principal

A veteran educator has been chosen to be the new principal at Miramonte Elementary following a a two-day shutdown of the school, and replacement of the staff, amid a child abuse investigation.

Sep 2, 2015

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.

Feb 8, 2012

Miramonte: No Third Arrest; More Photos

Miramonte: No Third Arrest; More Photos

A third arrest in the growing Miramonte Elementary School scandal is likely, sources close to the investigation confirmed to NBC4.

Feb 8, 2012

Bail Skyrockets to $23M for South LA Teacher

Bail Skyrockets to $23M for South LA Teacher

Bail for a former South Los Angeles elementary school teacher accused of felony molestation was raised Wednesday to $23 million -- $1 million for each of the counts against him, according to the District...

Feb 8, 2012

Parents React to South LA Teacher's Arrest

Parents React to South LA Teacher's Arrest

Parents voiced their displeasure Tuesday with school administers at a South Los Angeles elementary school where a teacher was arrested after a film processor provided authorities with disturbing photographs...

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LAUSD Settles Additional Millions for Miramonte Claims

LAUSD Settles Additional Millions for Miramonte Claims

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education approved $4.5 million in additional settlement money for victims of child sex abuse at Miramonte Elementary School.
New Miramonte Elementary School Abuse Claims

New Miramonte Elementary School Abuse Claims

Two months almost to the day since officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District thought they had settled all of the cases in the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal, an LA County Superior...
$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

A settlement in the long-fought Miramonte sex abuse civil case has officially been accepted by both sides, with Los Angeles Unified School District paying a record $139 million to more than 70 victims of sexual...
Settlement Talks Continue in Miramonte Case

Settlement Talks Continue in Miramonte Case

A court-ordered, mandatory settlement conference in the child sexual abuse case against the second-largest school district in the country ended with frustrated attorneys leaving Los Angeles Superior Court...
Settlement Hearing Set in Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

Settlement Hearing Set in Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

The civil case against the Los Angeles Unified School District comes about three years after accusations of sexual abuse against former teacher Mark Berndt.
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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