East Bay Children’s Law Offices believes foster youth deserve high-quality public education. Perhaps more than any other student population, foster youth depend on the education system to provide positive role models, a network of friendships, skills to succeed in life, and identification and provision of special education services — resources and supports that other children may find at home or through their extended network of family and friends.
EBCLO’s Education Advocacy Program works to provide all Alameda County foster youth with educational success through advocacy in four key educational areas.
Click here download a copy of The Invisible Achievement Gap: Education Outcomes of Students in Foster Care in California’s Public Schools.
The following nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies provide a number of helpful educational resources. We recommend their website for further information: