Jane Meredith AdamsFollow @janeadams Email
Jane was a senior reporter covering student health at EdSource Today. Her work with data journalist John C. Osborn on “How Vaccinated are California Kindergarteners” won first place in data reporting from the Education Writers Association in 2014. Jane is a former staff reporter for the Boston Globe. She is also the co-author of The Last Time I Wore a Dress (Putnam/Riverhead), the story of a teenage girl’s journey through the mental health system. The book won a Lambda Literary Award. Previously, she was a contributing editor at Health and Parenting. She has reported for the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, Baltimore Sun and other publications. Prior to joining EdSource, she worked for five years at a K-8 school in Oakland. She holds an A.B. in government from Harvard University and an M.A. in English and an M.F.A. in Writing from San Francisco State University. She has been a USC Annenberg Health Journalism Fellow.
All articles by Jane Meredith Adams
The video is designed to help educate students, school staffs and parents about gender discrimination.
December 4, 2016
School officials, especially in California, are placing increased emphasis on respect for all students and civil discourse.
November 27, 2016
President Obama established DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — in 2012 through an executive order. With a stroke of a pen when he takes office, Trump can eliminate the program.
November 9, 2016
A new campaign reminds teachers of their positive impact on students who have been abused or have witnessed violence.
November 7, 2016
The researchers say their findings support efforts to diversify the teaching workforce.
November 1, 2016
Courses such as civics, technology, music and the arts, aren't luxuries that are just nice to have, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. said in a statement.
October 23, 2016
Half of chronically absent K-5 students are found in 20 percent of districts.
October 19, 2016
Educators are more focused on how students and teachers interact.
October 12, 2016
The videos are designed to help teach social and emotional skills.
September 28, 2016
Seven Californians are on the Aspen Institute commission.
September 20, 2016
A team of 13 educators will lead the development of social and emotional learning guidelines.
September 19, 2016
The price of a two-pack of Epi-Pen auto-injectors has gone from $100 to more than $600.
September 16, 2016
The new data map is based on information collected by the federal Office for Civil Rights.
September 7, 2016
Oakland Unified is facing compliance deadlines to prove it is monitoring students at private special education schools.