Author: Howard Blume

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An L.A. school board member is pressing for a deeper look into what consultants are telling Supt. Austin Beutner about how to fix the nation's... [Read More]
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Los Angeles school officials have released the secret contracts of senior advisers to Supt. Austin Beutner on his L.A. Unified restructuring plan. [Read More]
The Los Angeles City Council has formally approved a March 5 special election to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education. If no candidate... [Read More]
Charles Rappleye was an author and journalist who pushed fearlessly in pursuit of the truth about underreported or misreported stories. [Read More]
Cuando los estudiantes ingresan a la escuela en California, aprenden a un ritmo similar al de otros estados. El problema es que llegan muy por... [Read More]
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California is improving in student achievement at a faster rate than the nation at large but is treading water on closing achievement gaps. And while... [Read More]
California is improving in student achievement at a faster rate than the nation at large but is treading water on closing achievement gaps. And while... [Read More]
L.A. schools Supt. Austin Beutner signaled that he wants to limit current teacher job protections in a Thursday speech. He also called for basing education... [Read More]
When fans of a mostly white Orange County high school chanted "USA! USA!" after their football team scored, was it school spirit or a form... [Read More]
The fallout over allegations of racism at a recent Orange County, Calif., high school football game erupted on social media over the weekend, reflecting the... [Read More]
Maybe in another time, the scene at an Orange County high school football game might have felt different: the home team fans dressed in red,... [Read More]
The principal of majority-Latino Santa Ana High says students at mostly white Aliso Niguel directed racially tinged intimidation toward his team, including signs reading "We... [Read More]
The principal of majority-Latino Santa Ana High says students at mostly white Aliso Niguel directed racially tinged intimidation toward his team, including signs reading "We... [Read More]
The L.A. County library system is ending fines for young readers to boost book lending, especially among those from low-income families. [Read More]
Four people were killed in a car crash Friday night on the 60 Freeway in Moreno Valley that may have been tied to illegal street... [Read More]
Four people were killed in a car crash Friday night on the 60 Freeway in Moreno Valley that may have been tied to illegal street... [Read More]
Four people died and another was injured Friday night when a car flipped over onto the westbound 60 Freeway in Moreno Valley. Street racing may... [Read More]
LOS ANGELES—Members of the Los Angeles teachers union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike, the union announced Friday. [Read More]
Members of the L.A. teachers union authorized a strike Friday as tensions flared over contract negotiations. The authorization does not mean a strike will happen... [Read More]
Members of the L.A. teachers union authorized a strike Friday as tensions flared over contract negotiations. The authorization does not mean a strike will happen... [Read More]
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