L.A.’s Failure to Implement Foster Care Mandates Could Cost California $1.8 Billion in Federal Education Funds
Today, Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors will consider a motion aimed at speeding the county’s implementation of federal mandates on the educational stability of its 20,000 school-aged foster youth. While the motion claims that the county’s 81 school districts are not out of compliance with a 2015 federal law mandating that foster kids be transported to their “school of origin,” assertions from the Los Angeles County Office of Education make clear that those districts – and thus the state of California – are.
Twelve Years Later, Land Deal Yields Emergency Childcare Funds for L.A. County Kids
A subsidiary of a land developer in southern California recently made a six-figure donation to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Forestar Chatsworth, LLC., whose parent company is Foremost Companies, a land investment firm based in Newport Beach, Calif.,