Ex-Miramonte Teacher Agrees to 25-Year Prison Term
LA School Report | November 14, 2013
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Via the Los Angeles Times | By Stephen Ceasar and Richard Winton
Mark Berndt, the teacher charged with committing lewd acts against nearly two dozen children at Miramonte Elementary School, including spoon-feeding them semen, has agreed to plead no contest to all charges, sources said Thursday.
He has agreed to a sentence of 25 years in prison, multiple sources told The Times.
Berndt, 61, will enter the no contest plea Friday morning in Los Angeles County Superior Court and withdraw his not guilty plea in connection with the more than yearlong L.A. County sheriff’s investigation into his conduct at the South Los Angeles school.
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