The entire staff of a Los Angeles elementary school—teachers, administrators, janitors included—is being removed from the campus and replaced this week after the arrest of two of the school’s veteran teachers who have been accused of sexually abusing students, the Washington Post reports. Was that the right response to the sordid scandal? John Deasy, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, announced late Monday that he was closing Miramonte Elementary School for two days and replacing every single adult in the building as a response to the arrests and parent complaints that district officials had been uncommunicative about the...

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