The Rooney Case: Full coverage
The Los Angeles Unified School District has come under intense criticism for its handling of the case of Steve Rooney, an assistant principal. In February 2007, the LAPD told district officials that Rooney was suspected of having sexual contact with a student at Foshay Learning Center in South L.A. After initially putting Rooney in a desk job, school officials transferred him to Markham Middle School in Watts. He has now been charged with molesting two students there, as well as the former student at Foshay. In photo above, superitendent David Brewer apologizes to parents at Markham.