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Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

LA schools settle 58 teacher lewd acts claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles school district will pay millions of dollars to settle dozens of legal actions stemming from an abuse case in which a former teacher is charged with lewd acts on children in his classroom over five years.

03/12/2013

1 of nation’s oldest teachers retires in LA at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the oldest fulltime schoolteachers in the nation has retired at the age of 94. Rose Gilbert has been educating kids in Los Angeles for the past 63 years.

03/01/2013

Los Angeles Unified School District

Prior sex abuse claims made against LA teacher

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While it took nearly a year to bring charges against fourth grade teacher Robert Pimentel, the reaction by LAUSD shows reforms put in place have reshaped policies over dealing with sexual abuse by teachers.

01/24/2013

Ohio teacher may be fired over duct-taped students

AKRON, Ohio (AP) – A northeast Ohio middle-school teacher has until later this week to respond to an allegation that she posted a Facebook photo of her students with their mouths covered with duct tape.

01/22/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

New school for Newtown students renamed Sandy Hook

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — Sandy Hook Elementary School parent Vinny Alvarez says he took advantage of an open house at his daughter’s new school to thank a teacher who helped protect her class from a rampaging gunman.

01/02/2013

Group offers weapons training for Utah teachers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah group is offering free concealed weapons permit training for teachers.

12/26/2012

Moreno Valley student held over teacher threat

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – A Riverside County high school student has been arrested on suspicion of threatening his teacher and authorities say they found a rifle at his home.

12/18/2012

Ex-teacher gets jail for molesting students

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – A former Southern California school teacher has been sentenced to a year in jail and must register as a sex offender for molesting two teen students and possessing child pornography.

12/12/2012

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

LA Unified faces 4 new lawsuits in Miramonte case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Attorneys representing victims of alleged lewd acts by a former Los Angeles third-grade teacher filed four lawsuits this week against the school district.

12/05/2012

LA Unified, union OK test scores to judge teachers

  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached an agreement with its teachers union over using state standardized test scores to evaluate teachers. The district said Friday the tentative agreement […]

11/30/2012

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