Commentary: Foster youth and homeless students need stable schools — and L.A. County has a plan to provide them
Here in L.A. County, we have students facing incredible challenges: • 38% of all children in foster care in California reside in Los Angeles County. • Only 58% of young people in foster care graduate from high school. • Nearly 10% of the homeless population in Los Angeles County is under 18. To help these students achieve and succeed, we need...
By Dr. Debra Duardo | May 24, 2019