Sexual abuse of students: What has Los Angeles done to stop it? (+video)
January 25, 2013
A new sexual abuse case involving a longtime Los Angeles teacher and, allegedly, 20 young students renews focus on record of reform in the nation's second largest school district. The case signals progress in more timely reporting of such allegations and swift notification of parents.
Elementary students' parents leave a meeting with school officials at the George De La Torre Jr. Elementary in the Wilmington area of Los Angeles on Jan. 24, after a teacher who worked for nearly 40 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District was arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing students at the school.