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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.
Once more, L.A. school board decision on new leader seems to stall

Once more the decision on a new leader for the L.A. Unified School District appears to stall. The school board recesses until May 1. Three finalists are vying for the job of superintendent.

Anticipation mounts as L.A. school board meets over superintendent selection

The Los Angeles Board of Education is reconvening in closed session Friday at noon as anticipation mounts about the choice of the next leader of the nation’s second-largest school system. The presumed front-runner is former investment banker and philanthropist Austin Beutner

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