Two teacher from Miramonte Elementary School in south Los Angeles have been arrested. The arrests have stunned parents in the community and garnered national attention.
The first teacher, Mark Berndt is accused of lewd acts as a result of feeding semen to blindfolded children. Police have reported collecting hundreds of disturbing photos surrounding the event.
A second teacher, Martin Springer, was arrested three days later for allegedly touching two students improperly in his classroom at the same school. The students were allegedly 7 years old when the incident occurred.
Stories about the incidents are on the Los Angeles Times website.
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The San Diego Union Tribune reports that a former coach at La Jolla Country Day School is facing sexual abuse charges. Prosecutors charged Vijay Prasad with 13 felony counts that could lead to up to 11 years in prison for an inappropriate relationship with a teenage student. The story is here.
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A girl was charged with four felonies on Friday after a stabbing at Crawford High School in the El Cerrito neighborhood of San Diego. According to a Union Tribune article located here, the victim was hospitalized with a neck wound following a fight that occurred around 1:00 p.m. at the school. The mother of the victim reported that her daughter required a three hour surgery after the incident.
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