Howard Blume

education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Alberto Carvalho starts his tenure as LAUSD’s superintendent on February 14. His 100-day plan includes providing 24/7 technology for students, expanding early education, and more.

Smaller classes, 24/7 tech access: Can LAUSD superintendent make it happen?

Alberto Carvalho starts his tenure as LAUSD’s superintendent on February 14. His 100-day plan includes providing 24/7 technology for students, expanding early education, and more.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

LAUSD: High learning loss, low staffing, comprehensive but unreliable COVID tests

Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Alberto Carvalho is taking the job as hundreds of LAUSD employees were fired for failing to meet the vaccine mandate, and nearly 35,000 students have yet to receive their first dose.

Alberto Carvalho: LAUSD gets new superintendent from Miami

Alberto Carvalho is taking the job as hundreds of LAUSD employees were fired for failing to meet the vaccine mandate, and nearly 35,000 students have yet to receive their first dose.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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