Law Enforcement
Polytechnic investigation found no evidence of teacher misconduct

A teacher who got a job at Polytechnic School in Pasadena -- shortly after being accused of inappropriate conduct at another private school -- did not engage in sexual harassment or misconduct during his one-year employment at Polytechnic, according to an investigation by a special committee of school board and hired officials. The teacher resigned from Polytechnic in early July. The teacher had taught for more than a decade at Marlborough School, a prestigious school for girls in Hancock Park, before moving to Polytechnic after allegations about him surfaced. Marlborough said it had contacted authorities in July, and Los Angeles Police Department officials had said they...