It’s a story as old as smartphones. A teacher has a weak moment in class and loses his or her cool — perhaps flipping a desk, or berating a student. A student in the class uses his or her mobile device to record the meltdown.
An audio clip of a high school English teacher repeatedly dropping the F-bomb during a classroom outburst has gone viral on the campus of Narbonne High in Harbor City.
The announcement that Martin Sandoval will be the principal at President Avenue in the fall came as a surprise to parents, who complain they were not adequately notified.
Triggered by a now-infamous scandal that erupted early this year at Miramonte Elementary School in the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Daily Breeze and several sister papers launch a project to shed light on a topic that often seems shrouded in secrecy: teacher misconduct.