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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.
A mural at a Koreatown school pays homage to classic Hollywood. Some say it’s as offensive as a swastika

The L.A. school district is siding with activists who called for the removal of a mural at the RFK Community Schools complex. They say the mural suggests the Japanese Imperial battle flag, a symbol as hateful as a swastika. The artist denies that there is any connection.

A crowd will face off for Ref Rodriguez's former L.A. school board seat

A crowded field has made the ballot for a special election to fill Ref Rodriguez's former seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education.

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