Diana LambertFollow @dianalambert Email
Diana Lambert covers teachers and teaching. Before coming to EdSource, Diana was an education reporter for The Sacramento Bee for more than a decade. She has won numerous awards, including the 2017 James Madison Freedom of Information Award from the Society of Professional Journalism, and both a first-place honor for investigative reporting from The Inland Press Association and the McClatchy President’s Award in 2016. Before becoming an education reporter Diana was a bureau chief for the Sacramento Bee. She began her career at age 17 as a part-time proofreader for the Lodi News-Sentinel. Diana earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Sacramento.
All articles by Diana Lambert
State and federal health officials say prioritizing teachers and school staff will allow schools to reopen sooner for in-person instruction.
December 22, 2020
In response to declining immunization rates, school districts are increasing their outreach to parents and offering free clinics.
November 25, 2020
High school seniors and their families can relate to the loss and the uncertainty facing 2021 graduates.
November 19, 2020
Roadschooling, a full-time lifestyle for some, has a new batch of converts. Families dissatisfied with distance learning are heading out to see the country.
November 18, 2020
Surging Covid-19 cases pushed three more counties into the most restrictive tier on the state tracking system, putting plans to reopen school campuses on pause.
November 11, 2020
The campus reopenings represent the largest return to school in a major metropolitan area in California so far this year.
October 19, 2020
Almost two-thirds of voters don't want their children to return to school now because of concerns about the coronavirus, according to a poll commissioned by the CTA
October 16, 2020
California teachers searched the Internet and signed up for online workshops from outside organizations when their districts didn’t offer all the training they needed to prepare them to return to distance learning instruction this fall.
October 13, 2020
Home-schooling programs have seen a surge of interest since campuses closed in March. Parents are looking for flexibility and control.
September 25, 2020
Three bills that would have allowed California teachers to take fewer tests to prove they are ready to teach died Monday.
September 2, 2020
Massive wildfires have become an annual event in California, and they are the first test of how schools can handle a crisis while distance learning.
August 25, 2020
Campuses in 32 of the state’s 58 counties are unlikely to open for the start of the new school year.
July 17, 2020
Eureka Union School District in Granite Bay reached out to teachers and schools in Germany, China, Finland and Austria to get advice on how to reopen schools.
July 17, 2020
As coronavirus cases spike across California more school districts are making the decision to educate students online next school year.
July 10, 2020
California school superintendents navigate safety concerns, conflicting guidance as they plan to reopen schools
Districts are starting to finalize reopening plans for the coming school year amidst uncertainty.