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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.
L.A. school district says more are graduating, but rate may not show it

The L.A. Unified School District had hoped to continue its winning streak this year with another record graduation rate, but a new and tougher state calculation may result in a lower number.

L.A. school district says more are graduating, but rate may not show it

The L.A. Unified School District has hopes of continuing its winning streak this year with another record graduation rate, but the official numbers may not show it.A senior district administrator warned the board Tuesday that graduation rates were likely to decline 2% to 3% across the state, even...

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