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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The goal is teach students how to solve real-world problems and develop business careers by working together. It’s also supposed to be fun.
The Los Angeles district attorney served a search warrant on a metal recycling plant that’s been accused of endangering students at Jordan High School in Watts.
El superintendente Carvalho promete un “año de aceleración” para compensar la crisis de aprendizaje causada por la pandemia.
Supt. Carvalho pledges ‘year of acceleration’ to offset the learning crisis caused by the pandemic.
Monday is Day 1 for L.A. Unified, the nation’s second-largest school system, as the school year begins across California.
En otro año escolar pandémico, los padres esperan que sus hijos progresen en lo académico, la salud mental y el desarrollo. Muchos siguen preocupados en medio de unas medidas COVID más relajadas.
In another pandemic school year, parents hope their children progress in academics, mental health and development. Many remain concerned amid more relaxed COVID measures.
The four extra school days are optional for students and teachers, but complaint says union agreement to them was mandatory.
Four more school days, expanded transition kindergarten, better transportation offerings and ‘career labs’ are part of Carvalho’s plan.
COVID-19 safety measures will mirror county requirements, a step back from more aggressive protocols on testing, masking and vaccinations.