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Zaidee Stavely is a bilingual print and radio reporter who has worked in Mexico and the U.S. She has covered education, immigration, environmental justice and traditional arts for KQED, Radio Bilingüe, and Public Radio International’s “The World,” among other outlets. Zaidee has won numerous awards for her journalism, including an Emmy, a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, an Excellence in Journalism Award from SPJ Northern California, and the Rubén Salazar Award from CCCNMA: Latino Journalists of California. She grew up in rural Mendocino County, where both her parents taught in public one-room schoolhouses. She has a Master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in Latin American and Latino Studies and Community Studies from UC Santa Cruz. She lives in Oakland with her husband and two children.
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The classes are part of a state program to help children in foster care find and enroll in child care programs.
October 3, 2019
The new law requires doctors to screen children enrolled in Medi-Cal for developmental delays three times before they turn 3.
October 2, 2019
If the bill is approved, California will join 14 other states and the District of Columbia in requiring districts to offer full-day kindergarten.
September 16, 2019
Child care can change the lives of homeless children and their parents. Two counties are trying to help enroll them in free programs.
September 3, 2019
Federal government to restrict green cards for immigrants who could use food stamps or other aid in future
There is some evidence that California immigrant families are already disenrolling their children from public benefit programs, even though they are still eligible.
August 13, 2019
Legislation could increase teacher pay at subsidized centers serving low-income children.
August 9, 2019
California's size and diversity make universal preschool or extended paid leave a feat in some ways comparable to a national effort.
August 8, 2019
Families who would no longer qualify for food stamps under a new proposed rule will also lose their automatic eligibility for free or reduced-price school meals.
August 2, 2019
The questions on the children’s survey focus on experiences that range from sexual and physical abuse to parents separating or getting a divorce.
June 25, 2019
California is on the brink of making huge investments in young children, and EdSource is tracking 27 early childhood bills introduced in the Legislature this session.
June 24, 2019
Under the agreement, all 4-year-olds living in low-income neighborhoods would be eligible for state-subsidized preschool, with priority for low-income children first.
June 12, 2019
Proposals by Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislators would provide financial aid and ease the permitting process.
May 29, 2019
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has embarked on an 18-month plan to redesign a struggling East Bay school. Will it succeed?
May 13, 2019
Gov. Newsom adds funds for childcare vouchers, expanded preschool for low-income children, though not as quickly as planned.