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
The investigation resulted in 22 arrests, including an autistic student.
December 1, 2015
Lower rates of suspension were correlated with higher academic achievement for every racial group in the state, the study found.
November 23, 2015
The Student Voice campaign encourages meaningful connections with teachers.
November 17, 2015
The school districts are charged with failing to provide mandated PE instruction.
November 9, 2015
First national, comprehensive study looks at math and reading achievement.
October 27, 2015
Schools will be required to assess struggling readers specifically for dyslexia.
October 25, 2015
Native American groups have campaigned for the change for more than 50 years.
October 12, 2015
California has been a national leader in mandating healthy school lunches.
October 8, 2015
The referendum needed to collect 365,880 signatures but got 149,135.
October 6, 2015
The course will combine education on sexual health and HIV prevention.
October 1, 2015
Some parents believed those students would be exempt.
September 23, 2015
The Medi-Cal reimbursement program brings millions in federal funds to schools.
September 21, 2015
School districts lose $1 billion in funding every year due to absenteeism.
September 16, 2015
The state suspends certification for two Tobinworld schools.