Perverts in Schools From LA to New York: Scandals at Miramonte and PS 243

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Friday, February 10, 2012

“Don’t tell nobody about this.”

This was written by a teacher’s aide to an 11-year old student in one of many “love” letters. Why a teacher’s aide is passing inappropriate notes to a child is unclear but the equally troubling question is why a teacher’s aide has such poor grammar. This is just one of the many problems plaguing Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles.

Two teachers at Miramonte have been accused of sexually assaulting students: Martin Springer was charged with molesting young girls and Mark Berndt reportedly blindfolded his young students and told them to engage in a “game” which required the students to be spoon-fed his semen, while Berndt stupidly photographed the children.

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