California Department of Ed Taps Foster Care Education Vet After Failing to Comply with Federal Law
In the wake of revelations that California’s Department of Education failed to comply with federal education law affecting foster youth, it has hired a new leader for its Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program.
Hahnel Succeeds O’Toole at NCYL
The National Center for Youth Law hired from within its ranks to replace its longtime leader, John O’Toole, who retired this summer after 35 years. Jesse Hahnel took the helm as NCYL‘s fifth executive director in its 45-year history.
Foster Care and Education Veteran to Lead Foster Ed’s California Efforts
Foster Ed, an education-focused initiative of the National Center for Youth Law, will burnish its credentials as a statewide leader in advocacy for the education of foster youth when Jacqueline Thu-Huong Wong takes the helm of its California branch on July 1.