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.


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.


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.


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.