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LA school in sex abuse case gets entire new staff

3 years ago Thursday, February 09, 2012 5:11:10 AM CST February 09, 2012 Thursday, February 09 2012 Feb 9, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Students will be greeted by new teachers when they return to class at a Los Angeles elementary school rocked by the arrests of two longtime teachers on lewdness charges.

Miramonte Elementary School will reopen Thursday, two days after the nation's second-largest school district closed the campus to hire a brand new staff. They include a retired principal, 88 teachers and support staff who were recently laid off and were on a rehiring list.

The arrests of the two former teachers have put the Los Angeles Unified School District under intense scrutiny.

Sheriff's investigators, meanwhile, say they've found 200 additional bondage-style photos they believe were taken by one teacher who's accused of committing lewd acts on 23 children over a five-year period.

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