Jane Meredith Adams
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
If the injunction is granted, the personal belief exemption will temporarily be reinstated.
August 12, 2016
With the new vaccination law, California becomes a worldwide leader in promoting childhood vaccinations.
August 8, 2016
The investigation concluded that the district violated federal education and disability law.
August 4, 2016
Unwanted sexual comments and jokes are against the law at schools, but enforcement has been minimal.
July 24, 2016
A disproportionate number of African-American students are suspended or expelled.
July 8, 2016
The lawsuit is seeking detailed information about student arrests.
June 28, 2016
School discipline and foster youth practices are targeted in state investigations.
June 24, 2016
Officials examining Tobinworld and other schools in California.
June 9, 2016
Researchers put the cost at $755,000 for each student who drops out.
June 2, 2016
A new "military student identifier" will track students' progress as they move.
June 1, 2016
Some campuses have sought exemptions from anti-discrimination laws.
May 31, 2016
California has provided equal access to facilities for transgender students since 2014.
May 16, 2016
At issue is whether special ed students need to comply with the new vaccination law.
May 9, 2016
School districts are supposed to spend $400 million a year on those services.