Mark Berndt

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Ex-Teacher In L.A. Pleads Not Guilty To Lewd Acts With 23 Students

A former teacher whose arrest sparked a scandal at an elementary school that led to the replacement of all of its teachers pleaded not guilty Tuesday to committing lewd acts with 23 children in his classroom.

02/21/2012

Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angel

Report: Teacher In SoCal Molest Case Paid To Resign

A Los Angeles-area elementary school teacher who’s charged with committing lewd acts with kids in class was paid $40,000 to resign.

02/10/2012

Bail Set At $23 Million For L.A. Teacher Accused Of Lewd Acts

Bail for a former elementary school teacher accused of taking bizarre photos of children in his classroom for a sexual thrill was raised Wednesday to $23 million, as parents questioned why they weren’t notified when the pictures were found more than a year ago.

02/01/2012

Mark Berndt (credit: LASD)

Ex-SoCal Teacher Charged With Molesting 23 Children

A former Los Angeles elementary school teacher has been arrested after he allegedly gagged and made bondage photos of nearly two dozen children — possibly inside a classroom.

01/31/2012