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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.
West High goes to the top of the class in academic decathlon

The winner of the L.A. County academic decathlon is West High of Torrance. They now know more about the 1960s than their older relatives who lived through that decade.

Do charter schools harm traditional public schools? Gov. Newsom wants to find out

The governor has asked state schools Supt. Tony Thurmond to convene an expert panel to study the impact that charter schools have on school districts.

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