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 recently retired “Deadline L.A.,” a past honoree for best public-affairs radio program, which he produced and co-hosted on KPFK-FM (90.7) for 15 years. He teaches tap dancing and has two superior daughters.
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Sept. 27, 2023
The L.A. school board puts the needs of its schools first, limiting where charter schools can rent space. Charters vow to fight for the right to share campuses.
Sept. 27, 2023
Senior LAUSD administrators were among at least 10 who were demoted, reassigned or left the district after a probe of unusually high, poorly documented extra pay.
Sept. 11, 2023
Orange Unified becomes the sixth California school system to require notification of parents when their child identifies as transgender.
Sept. 8, 2023
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Aug. 27, 2023
A woman was apparently struck by a stray bullet while attending a football game at Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School in South Los Angeles on Friday.
Aug. 25, 2023
Demonstrators came from across Southern California in opposition to LGBTQ+ education and in support of telling parents about their children’s gender identity.
Aug. 22, 2023
As LAUSD and other school districts and day cares close following Tropical Storm Hilary, families scramble for child care and districts review impact.
Aug. 21, 2023
Citing the inability to inspect school building in time for the opening bell, all LAUSD schools will be closed on Monday
Aug. 20, 2023
As Los Angeles schools welcome 4-year-olds to transitional kindergarten, Supt. Alberto Carvalho vows to make up for pandemic learning loss in two years.
Aug. 14, 2023