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.
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In California schools, teachers do and must say the word “gay” as well as lesbian and transgender in lessons about nonconforming expressions of gender.
After an email exchange between a teacher and district curriculum advisor was posted online, the teacher said she received violent threats.
The postponement of the COVID-19 student mandate is related to high vaccine rate among older students and few transmissions in schools, officials say.
Low-income families remain poorly connected online for schoolwork. L.A. Unified tries once more to help, at least for a year.
La tutoría, considerada una estrategia vital de recuperación del aprendizaje, llega a menos de 1 de cada 10 estudiantes del distrito de Los Ángeles.
Tutoring, considered a vital learning recovery strategy, reaches fewer than 1 in 10 L.A. district students.
Los votantes también expresaron su preocupación por la brecha digital y quieren que el próximo alcalde aborde estos problemas, aunque el cargo carezca de autoridad directa.
Despite the new policy, many students and teachers are expected to choose to continue to keep their face coverings on.
Voters also expressed concern about the digital divide and want the next mayor to tackle these problems, even though the office lacks direct authority.
Members of the Los Angeles teachers union ratified an agreement to make masking optional in the nation’s second-largest school system.