Howard Blume

education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Education reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Howard Blume on KCRW

If you’re a parent in LA, would it be helpful to you if you had a rating, like an Amazon or Yelp score, for a particular LA Unified school?

Should LAUSD grade its own schools?

If you’re a parent in LA, would it be helpful to you if you had a rating, like an Amazon or Yelp score, for a particular LA Unified school?

from Greater LA

"Her-story," "cis-hetero-patriarchy," and "Whiteness" (with a capital W) are terms included in a proposed ethnic studies curriculum that could become a graduation requirement for…

Criticism to new bill that says California high school students must take ethnic studies class to graduate

"Her-story," "cis-hetero-patriarchy," and "Whiteness" (with a capital W) are terms included in a proposed ethnic studies curriculum that could become a graduation requirement for…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Coming up: Learn about the Afro-Latin homes and culture in early Los Angeles; see Elizabeth Gahan's embellished photos capturing the soul of LA architecture; mingle with ceramics by…