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Kayla Jimenez

Multimedia Journalist

Location icon United States

Kayla Jimenez is a multimedia investigative journalist.

She is an education reporter at Voice of San Diego covering teacher misconduct in San Diego County schools.

She previously interned for the San Diego Union-Tribune Watchdog Team, inewsource and was the news editor for The Daily Aztec.

Jimenez has a journalism degree from San Diego State University.

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Voice of San Diego
07/02/2019
How One School District Got a Handle on Its Abuse Problem - Voice of San Diego

An AP English teacher at Citrus Valley High School initiated sexual relations with a student and eventually gave birth to the student's child. The teacher eventually pleaded guilty to molesting that student and others. A math teacher at Redlands High School coerced a student into sending him nude photographs, and engaged in sexual activities with her multiple times, including in his classroom.

Voice of San Diego
05/01/2019
What Happens When Educators Fail to Report Child Abuse (Hint: Not Much) - Voice of San Diego

In public schools, educators and other employees are required by state law to report potential abuse of children to police or child welfare authorities. Yet, it turns out, not much happens to mandated reporters who don't report. We put together this FAQ to explain the requirements of the law and how it's playing out in schools across San Diego County.

sandiegouniontribune.com
04/29/2017
Transparency test: Seeking web browser histories of local officials

Metropolitan Transit District Chief Executive Officer Paul Jablonski spent 52 minutes of the first day of March on a website that features videos about how to fly fish, records show. Cardiff School District Superintendent Jill Vinson browsed on Ticketmaster.com five minutes into opening a web browser on her company computer at 9 a.m.

sandiegouniontribune.com
05/08/2017
After SDSU fee went up, health staffing went down

Before San Diego State University students voted to pay more for campus health care each semester, the health center employed 30 full-time managers and a support staff of almost 120 positions. Today, seven years after the election, Calpulli Center has 34 full-time management positions and a support staff of just over 84 full-time employees.

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