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Howard Blume

Howard Blume covers education for the Los Angeles Times. He’s won the top investigative reporting prize from the L.A. Press Club and print Journalist of the Year from the L.A. Society of Professional Journalists chapter. He co-hosts “Deadline L.A.” on KPFK, which the press club named best radio public affairs show in 2010. He teaches tap dancing and has two superior daughters.
What happened when Supt. Austin Beutner met with the teachers union leader? It depends on who you ask

It's not clear that the terms of the deal proposed by the L.A. Unified superintendent would be acceptable to the teachers union, which has scheduled a strike authorization vote. The two sides remain far apart.

On a first-day district tour, new L.A. schools chief signals his style and intent

The official start of the school year in Los Angeles began with show and tell as new Supt. Austin Beutner tours the district.

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