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Eli Broad

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  • Don't let the 1% control schools

    Bruce Reed, the president of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation who formerly served in the Obama administration and will focus on education, told Patt Morrison: "My general experience with political elected bodies is that the odds of them being...
  • L.A. Unified hires respected D.C. principal to lead arts education

    The leader of one of the nation’s top arts high schools has accepted a position in charge of arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive officer at the Duke...
  • L.A. Unified hires Rory Pullens as new head of arts education

    The leader of one of the nation's top arts high schools has accepted the job of leading arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive at the Duke Ellington School of the...
  • Alex Johnson dominates fundraising in L.A. school board election

    Alex Johnson dominates fundraising in L.A. school board election
    A relative newcomer to the city education scene has dominated fundraising and spending in the race for an open seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education. Through May 17, Alex Johnson, the senior education aide to county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas,...
  • The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again

    The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again
    If there's one great truth about the National Football League, it's that its hunger for schemes to manipulate politicians and fans into filling its owners' pockets is limitless. Now there's a new entree on its plate: The owner of the St. Louis Rams...
  • The big special interests in the race for California schools chief

    The big special interests in the race for California schools chief
    A curious press release came from the campaign for Tom Torlakson for state superintendent of public instruction. Torlakson is the incumbent, running against a strong reform candidate, Marshall Tuck, who so far has been endorsed by this paper as well as...
  • The Broad Foundation's Bruce Reed on education reform, teachers and charters

    The Broad Foundation's Bruce Reed on education reform, teachers and charters
    The Broad Foundation's education initiatives began 15 years ago, but the organization is just now getting its first president, and his surname isn't Broad. Bruce Reed is tasked with minding the foundation's investments and its work on K-12 reform, which...
  • Film museum's cast change may be a blessing in disguise

    Film museum's cast change may be a blessing in disguise
    The spaceship, alas, has lived to see another day. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced changes on Monday to the design team working on a $300-million movie museum on Wilshire Boulevard. Zoltan Pali, the Los Angeles architect who'...
  • Eli Broad discusses his $7 million gift to Los Angeles Opera

    Eli Broad discusses his $7 million gift to Los Angeles Opera
    Los Angeles Opera is going to be $7 million richer thanks to a new gift from billionaire Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe. The gift, being made through the couple's charitable organization, the Broad Foundation, represents the largest sum they have...
  • Newton: The city that could be

    Newton: The city that could be
    Over the last couple of weeks, I've spent considerable time with the leading candidates for mayor, asking them about their approach to governance, watching them campaign and trying to get a feel for what distinguishes each from the others. Specifically,...
  • LACMA's bid for MOCA gains support

    LACMA's bid for MOCA gains support
    When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art under director Michael Govan proposed taking over L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008, the art world rallied against it before MOCA turned it down. But reaction has been different to this week's news that...