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Elite Private School Accused Of Shielding Sex Abuser

New court filings accuse Viewpoint School in Calabasas, California, of shielding a problem teacher who taught at other elite schools before pleading guilty to sex abuse last year.

Marlborough Retracts Victim-Blaming Filing In Sex Abuse Suit

An elite all-girls private school in Los Angeles has fired the law firm that argued a graduate was to blame for not speaking up sooner about sex abuse by a former teacher. The filing was first reported on by BuzzFeed News.

Marlborough School: Sex Abuse Victim At Fault For Staying Silent

The L.A. all-girls private school says it isn’t liable for a former student’s sexual abuse by a teacher because the victim was "negligent and careless.”

Elite Los Angeles High School Teacher Gets Jail For Student Sex Abuse

Joseph Koetters pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two students, one of whom became pregnant and miscarried. BuzzFeed News first named Koetters in an investigative report, bringing the allegations against him to light.

Elite L.A. Girls School Faces Sex Abuse Lawsuit

A 2014 BuzzFeed News investigation into sexual misconduct by a former Marlborough School teacher is named in a new lawsuit filed against the school and the teacher.

Another Woman Says Elite L.A. Private School Teacher Sexually Abused Her

A second woman has accused Joseph Koetters of sexually abusing her while she was his student at an elite all-girls Los Angeles private school. She spoke exclusively to BuzzFeed News. On Monday, May 4, Koetters was charged with 10 additional sex crimes related to her claims.

Former Teacher At Elite L.A. Girls School Arrested For Sex Crimes

BuzzFeed News investigated allegations of sexual abuse by the former teacher at Los Angeles’ elite Marlborough School for girls last July. An attorney for one of his alleged victims tells BuzzFeed News that Marlborough could have prevented the alleged abuse from happening.

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