EX-MIRAMONTE TEACHER MARK BERNDT TO APPEAR IN COURT IN ABUSE CASE
Los Angeles Times
Mark Berndt and Martin Springer, two teachers at Miramonte Elementary School in South LosAngeles, have been charged with sexually abusing students placed under their care by unsuspectingparents. Berndt has been charged with committing lewd acts on 23 children between the ages of7 and 10. He used students for twisted games of child pornography that included spoon feedingsemen to children. Springer has been accused of fondling two seven year old girls. Lastweek, a female teacher has been implicated for supplying victims to Berndt. Reports statethat she would take children from her class to Berndt.
Berndt pleaded not guilty last month to 23 counts of lewd acts against children.