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March 13, 1990 | JEAN MERL, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Board of Education on Monday agreed to pay more than $6 million to settle a civil suit stemming from the biggest child molestation case in district history. The money will go to 16 children who were molested by third-grade teacher Terry E. Bartholome at the 68th Street School in South-Central Los Angeles.
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April 5, 1990 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a rough corner of South-Central Los Angeles, where thugs rule the streets with their drugs and their guns, David Huff long ago made a promise to himself: If he accomplished anything as a father, it would be to give his daughter a chance to break out of the ghetto. Education, he thought, was the way. So he sat by her side as she did her homework at night. He bought her a secondhand piano in the hope that she might develop an interest in music.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1987 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
An appeals court has overturned the conviction of Los Angeles Unified School District administrator Stuart N. Bernstein for failing to follow proper child-abuse reporting procedures. The appellate department of Los Angeles Superior Court held Tuesday that Bernstein followed the law in December, 1984, when he informed school police--rather than the city Police Department--of allegations that teacher Terry E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 1990 | JEAN MERL, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Board of Education on Monday agreed to pay more than $6 million to settle a civil suit stemming from the biggest child molestation case in district history. The money will go to 16 children who were molested by third-grade teacher Terry E. Bartholome at the 68th Street School in South-Central Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1990 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a rough corner of South-Central Los Angeles, where thugs rule the streets with their drugs and their guns, David Huff long ago made a promise to himself: If he accomplished anything as a father, it would be to give his daughter a chance to break out of the ghetto. Education, he thought, was the way. So he sat by her side as she did her homework at night. He bought her a secondhand piano in the hope that she might develop an interest in music.
NEWS
June 26, 1987
Stuart Bernstein, a high-ranking Los Angeles school administrator convicted of failing to immediately report child molestation allegations against a teacher to police, has been demoted. Bernstein, 49, the former head of one of the district's eight regional divisions, will be director of instruction within one of those divisions, the district said. Alice McDonald, who was principal at 68th Street elementary school, where the complaints emerged, was demoted to assistant principal.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1987 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
The principal of a Torrance elementary school was charged Wednesday with failing to notify police in a timely fashion that a fourth-grade teacher was suspected of molesting his pupils. Carl Wallner, 58, principal of Adams Grammar School on 238th Street, is accused of violating a 1981 state law that requires child-care custodians to report suspected child abuse by telephone immediately and in writing within 36 hours.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
It was the principal of the 68th Street School, not school district administrator Stuart N. Bernstein, who was responsible for a two-week delay in telling police that a third-grade teacher was suspected of molesting his students, Bernstein's lawyer suggested Tuesday as he began presenting his case. The principal informed Bernstein on Dec. 5, 1984, that a parent had conveyed "disturbing information" about teacher Terry E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Unified School District administrator Stuart N. Bernstein was placed on two years probation Monday and ordered to spend 400 hours instructing other educators on the child abuse reporting law he was convicted of violating. A jury found Bernstein, 49, guilty July 24 of failing to notify city or county law enforcement agencies of suspected child abuse within 36 hours, as required by state law.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
Former Los Angeles schoolteacher Terry E. Bartholome went on trial Monday for a variety of child molestation charges--including rape, oral copulation and what the prosecutor described as a "pattern of conduct" in which third-grade students were forced to touch his genitals and watch him masturbate. In her opening statement, the prosecutor, Deputy Dist. Atty. Rita A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1987 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
An appeals court has overturned the conviction of Los Angeles Unified School District administrator Stuart N. Bernstein for failing to follow proper child-abuse reporting procedures. The appellate department of Los Angeles Superior Court held Tuesday that Bernstein followed the law in December, 1984, when he informed school police--rather than the city Police Department--of allegations that teacher Terry E.
NEWS
June 26, 1987
Stuart Bernstein, a high-ranking Los Angeles school administrator convicted of failing to immediately report child molestation allegations against a teacher to police, has been demoted. Bernstein, 49, the former head of one of the district's eight regional divisions, will be director of instruction within one of those divisions, the district said. Alice McDonald, who was principal at 68th Street elementary school, where the complaints emerged, was demoted to assistant principal.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
A mistrial was declared Wednesday after jurors said they were unable to reach a verdict in the case against Stuart N. Bernstein, a Los Angeles Unified School District administrator accused of failing to follow lawful procedures for reporting allegations that a teacher had molested students. The panel deliberated only seven hours before telling Los Angeles Municipal Judge Patti Jo McKay that it was deadlocked, 10-2, in favor of conviction.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
A teacher whose case sent shock waves through the Los Angeles school system and led to separate criminal charges against a school district official was convicted Tuesday of lewd acts and molestation involving 13 of his female third-grade pupils. After deliberating four days, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Terry E. Bartholome guilty of 30 of the 45 counts against him.
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