Howard Blume

education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Teachers are expected to be back in school on Wednesday. The negotiations ended at 6:15 am Monday, after 21 hours of talks, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.

What’s in the new LAUSD-UTLA agreement?

Teachers are expected to be back in school on Wednesday. The negotiations ended at 6:15 am Monday, after 21 hours of talks, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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It’s the second day of the LAUSD teachers strike. Many people are questioning the state’s model for funding schools.

How California moved to the bottom in funding public education

It’s the second day of the LAUSD teachers strike. Many people are questioning the state’s model for funding schools.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Los Angeles Unified School District received a complaint about a mural at the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools Complex in Koreatown.

Controversy over a mural at a Koreatown public school

The Los Angeles Unified School District received a complaint about a mural at the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools Complex in Koreatown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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