Transportation pilot to benefit foster youth

Transportation pilot to benefit foster youth

Partnership aims to create countywide model to ensure school stability for students in foster care

Model approach adopted

Model approach adopted

Five new LACOE schools receive official certification as Road To Success Academies

Program spurs creativity behind bars

Program spurs creativity behind bars

Mural projects help incarcerated students develop hidden talents

American dreamers go to college

American dreamers go to college

Children of migrant workers receive $500 scholarships raised by parents and community groups

Youth beat odds to finish high school

Youth beat odds to finish high school

Read about Operation Graduation 2017 in the Chronicle of Social Change

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Partnership to address needs of region’s 170k disconnected young adults
Partnership to address needs of region’s 170k disconnected young adults
Nearly one in six youth age 18-24 in Los Angeles County are out of school and out of work. Learn about a partnership working to improve educational, workforce, housing and social well-being outcomes for these young people. Read about the Los Angeles Performance Partnership Pilot here...Read more
Preschool center doubles capacity
Preschool center doubles capacity
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard was among the distinguished guests that joined with Supt. Debra Duardo on May 31 to celebrate the improved Head Start Columbia Center in Downey. ...Read more
A rare chance to shine
A rare chance to shine
Teams earn trophies at LACOE's Academic Bowl for incarcerated and at-risk youth. But the real prize is the chance for a fresh start on a positive path in school and in life for the contestants. ...Read more
Program helps adults earn diplomas
Program helps adults earn diplomas
LACOE's welfare-to-work program recently celebrated its first class of 55 participants who successfully completed their high school studies, a vital step on their path to economic self-sufficiency....Read more
Words matter
Words matter
The transformative power of creative writing is evident within the pages of "Unstoppable," the new anthology by LACOE students participating in the WriteGirl/Bold Ink Writers program....Read more
Incarceration no bar to family engagement
Incarceration no bar to family engagement
At LACOE's school serving youth detained at Central Juvenile Hall, faculty and staff give of their personal time to plan weekend events aimed at engaging parents....Read more
Sharpen your civics skills
Sharpen your civics skills
The California Civic Learning Institute for K-12 Educators will hold a week-long session this summer featuring the newest tools and skills....Read more

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Debra Duardo, M.S.W., Ed.D.

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