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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.
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The bill would allow the state to review a medical exemption if a child attends a school with an immunization rate of less than 95 percent.
September 4, 2019
California charter school teachers may soon have to get the same background checks and credentials as teachers in regular public schools.
September 4, 2019
District employees and volunteers have been working seven days a week since the Camp Fire, to bring the students back to Paradise schools.
August 15, 2019
When school opened in 2018, charter and private schools reported lower vaccination rates than traditional public schools.
August 7, 2019
As California schools move to implement new science standards, there will be an increased demand for teachers in a subject area where there is already a severe shortage.
July 23, 2019
Three hundred students will be selected for the CSU Residency Year Service Scholarship Program next school year.
July 9, 2019
The test is outdated and there is no evidence that it contributes to more effective instruction.
May 23, 2019
The guardians of four special education students claim their children were illegally put in restraint holds and secluded.
May 20, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing $15 million to expand broadband internet to more schools and an additional $1 million to hire a state computer science coordinator as a “down payment” on a comprehensive plan to provide access to computer science classes to all California students.
May 14, 2019
More California K-12 students at all grade levels could have access to computer science classes if schools implement a plan unanimously approved by the State Board of Education Wednesday.
May 8, 2019
Public Policy Institute asked about some of the most hotly debated issues in its annual Californians and Education statewide survey.
April 27, 2019
Many, especially first-year teachers, are spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent, exceeding the federal cutoff for affordable housing.
April 17, 2019
A number of school districts, especially in high-cost regions of the state, are constructing apartment complexes to help attract and retain teachers.
April 17, 2019
Thousands of students at 260 schools in low-income California communities are learning computer coding after school in the Kids Code program. A school’s eligibility for the grant was based on the number of students receiving free and reduced-priced lunch, used as an indicator of community poverty.