Friends of LACOE: A Foundation for Learning (FOL)
is dedicated to furthering the educational purposes of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE)
FOL supports LACOE, an educational agency that educates the country's most vulnerable students and provides classroom instruction for thousands of young people, including children with severe disabilities, juvenile offenders, and others at high risk of dropping out of school. LACOE is a premier provider of integrated, educational programs and services, from birth to adulthood, in a richly diverse and multicultural global environment. Friends of LACOE helps provide resources for comprehensive educational services, including supportive learning environments and specialized instruction. FOL is also a partner with LACOE in its work with 80 public school districts and numerous other agencies in ensuring educational excellence for the region's two million preschool and school-age children.
Friends of LACOE is focused on working with LACOE staff and partners to identify and leverage resources for programs to improve outcomes for youth across the county.