Howard Blume

education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Howard Blume on KCRW

KCRW talks about whether students might have a staggered schedule for in-person classes, whether states can override district decisions, and where money fits into it all.

LAUSD’s fall semester starts next month. No one knows what it will look like

KCRW talks about whether students might have a staggered schedule for in-person classes, whether states can override district decisions, and where money fits into it all.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County’s Office of Education released guidelines today for how to bring its 2 million students back to campuses in the fall.

16 kids in a class, playing alone at recess: What LA schools could look like

LA County’s Office of Education released guidelines today for how to bring its 2 million students back to campuses in the fall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, Gov. Gavin Newsom said California could face a $54 billion shortfall if the federal government doesn’t provide help.

California’s dire financial picture

This week, Gov. Gavin Newsom said California could face a $54 billion shortfall if the federal government doesn’t provide help.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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