Howard Blume

education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Howard Blume on KCRW

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a deal with state lawmakers to reopen California schools.

LAUSD plans to reopen in April. It could receive enough vaccine doses for educators to do so

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a deal with state lawmakers to reopen California schools.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One in every three students tested positive for the virus in Maywood, Bell, and Cudahy neighborhoods during the week of December 14, education reporter Howard Blume tells KCRW.

COVID is spiking among kids in some LA areas. How that might affect the reopening of schools

One in every three students tested positive for the virus in Maywood, Bell, and Cudahy neighborhoods during the week of December 14, education reporter Howard Blume tells KCRW.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan to make sure COVID-19 vaccines are distributed equitably across the state.

Teachers will get COVID vaccines soon. Does that mean in-person classes can resume?

Today Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan to make sure COVID-19 vaccines are distributed equitably across the state.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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