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Eli Broad

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  • Teachers at Alliance charter group push to form union

    Teachers at Alliance College-Ready Public Schools—the largest charter organization in Los Angeles —¬†are taking¬†initial steps toward forming a union. If successful, the move could reverse years of decline for the Los Angeles teachers union....
  • L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows

    L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows
    A push by backers of charter schools to have a bigger voice on the Los Angeles Board of Education appears to have paid off, according to early election returns in three contested races. The campaign was marked by the emergence of a charter group as...
  • Campaign contributions for Huizar and Molina

    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has raised far more than his main opponent, former County Supervisor Gloria Molina, in his bid for reelection. Here are the top contributors, including two independent campaign groups, through Friday: HUIZAR L....
  • Rivals take on Huizar over business interests, development decisions

    Rivals take on Huizar over business interests, development decisions
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wasn't satisfied with L.A.'s strategy for bringing in big hotels. At a hearing last summer, Huizar said the city's policy analysts should get "more creative" in their approach to subsidizing projects around the...
  • Ex-schools chief Deasy to work for leadership academy of Eli Broad

    Ex-schools chief Deasy to work for leadership academy of Eli Broad
    Former Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy has accepted a consulting job as “superintendent in residence” for a training and coaching program funded by local philanthropist Eli Broad. Deasy, 54, resigned under pressure last October after...
  • L.A. city panel split over which group should study minimum wage

    A Los Angeles city panel that considered several outside companies before picking one to analyze two proposals to raise the minimum wage was divided on which firm had the best bid, according to documents released Tuesday. City officials released the...
  • The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs

    The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs
    Clyde Beswick is not your stereotypical art dealer. He is not into scene-making or air kissing or gray power suits. He's easy-going and personable, and you’re much more likely to find him in red flannel or bright gingham. He's the type of dealer who...
  • Broad museum sets a Sept. 20 opening and a February sneak peek

    Broad museum sets a Sept. 20 opening and a February sneak peek
    The Broad museum will open Sept. 20 as the downtown showcase for Eli and Edythe Broad's contemporary art collection, the founding couple announced Thursday. As promised, admission will be free. But it'll cost $10 to get a one-day sneak preview Feb. 15....
  • Broad Foundation suspends $1-million prize for urban school districts

    Broad Foundation suspends $1-million prize for urban school districts
    Billionaire Eli Broad has suspended a coveted, $1-million prize to honor the best urban school systems out of concern that they are failing to improve quickly enough. And, associates say, he's no longer certain that he wants to reward traditional school...
  • False assumptions underpin the Broad Foundation's prize for schools

    To the editor: Billionaire Eli Broad, whose foundation has suspended a $1-million prize for outstanding public school systems, has not realized the improvement in urban schools that he would like because his philanthropy has been based on a false...
  • Troubled school districts need more than prizes

    Troubled school districts need more than prizes
    I once sat down at an education gathering and placed my orange-and-black computer bag with the lettering “Broad Prize for Urban Education” on the floor. Said the woman next to me, “That's the most highly coveted satchel in the room.&...