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Document indicates L.A. Unified knew of sexual misconduct claims
Document indicates L.A. Unified knew of sexual misconduct claims

School district officials knew of sexual misconduct allegations in 2009 against a teacher at a Wilmington school but failed to act, an attorney suing the Los Angeles Unified School District said Tuesday. The teacher, Robert Pimentel, 57, was arrested in January of this year. The accusations of inaction by L.A. Unified come from Luis Carrillo, who represents the families of three students from De La Torre Elementary School, as well as one former teacher, who also has accused Pimentel of improper conduct. Carrillo bases his claim on a document dated Oct. 12, 2009, that is labeled confidential. The document, which appears to be from the school district, is a report on a...

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