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Eli Broad

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  • 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.&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Newest NFL-in-L.A. story would be groundbreaking, if ground was broken

    Newest NFL-in-L.A. story would be groundbreaking, if ground was broken
    This newspaper's latest scoop about St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke's plans to build a stadium in Inglewood would be considered groundbreaking football news but for two key missing ingredients. A shovel and a football. For nearly each of the 20...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. proposes new guidelines on teacher education programs

    U.S. proposes new guidelines on teacher education programs
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday announced new guidelines to improve the preparation of the nation's teaching ranks that will require states to rate the performance of training programs and shift federal funding to those that receive...
  • Eli Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles sets fall 2015 opening

    Eli Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles sets fall 2015 opening
    Eli Broad's new contemporary art museum that is currently rising in downtown Los Angeles will now open some time in fall 2015, organizers said on Tuesday. The museum has experienced delays since construction began in 2012, and an expected 2014 opening...
  • Broad museum sets sights on fall 2015 opening in downtown Los Angeles

     Broad museum sets sights on fall 2015 opening in downtown Los Angeles
    The Broad museum has taken a step closer to announcing when it will open, staking out fall 2015 but stopping short of a specific date. The expected 2014 debut of the Broad, currently rising in downtown Los Angeles, was scratched earlier this year...