Members of the L.A. Unified school board held a press conference today to discuss two resolutions they say work to protect children from sexual predators. The board will vote on the measures at its Tuesday meeting.
The first resolution, "Protecting Children in the Classroom: A Call to Legislators," authored by board member Tamar Galatzan and co-sponsored by board member Nury Martinez and board president Monica Garcia, calls for changes to the state's Education Code on how it deals with credentialed employee dismissals.
The second resultion, "Improving Transparency, Process and Procedures for Student Safety," authored by Martinez and co-sponsored by Galatzan and Garcia, aims to create a procedure for how and when the district notifies parents about misconduct cases; it also aims to create a "centralized and computerized, confidential database" for all complaints.
For some of KPCC's previous reporting on these measures: