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Kay Lazar

Kay Lazar is a member of the Globe’s team of strike force reporters who investigate people and events in the news to uncover the full story and hold leaders accountable for their actions. Her experience combines more than two decades of print and broadcast reporting. She previously worked as a news writer and producer at ABC and CBS radio networks.

Latest stories

Auditor concerned that communication issues hurt foster children’s education

By , Globe Staff

A new report states the issues lead to educational delays for abused and neglected children as they are moved from foster home to foster home.

Mass. foster care oversight plagued by conflict of interest, advocates say

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Under the current system, the Department of Children and Families is responsible for reviewing its own performance, something the advocates say is ineffective.

How did little Ridhima die? Murder trial pits dueling accounts of shaken baby deaths

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A medical examiner ruled the girl died from blunt force and violent shaking. Then she changed her mind.

Federal regulators see no issue with state’s early education spending

By , Globe Staff

The state’s congressional delegation raised questions last month, saying Mass. improperly used federal money targeted for low-income children.