County Implementation Partners

Four California counties – Fresno, Orange, Sacramento and Santa Cruz – are demonstration sites for the Partnership, implementing a common agenda to improve education outcomes for students from foster care starting with preschool and extending across the entire education continuum. More

Implementation Support Team

Supporting county-level implementation is a network of organizations known as the Backbone Support Team. This team meets regularly to guide strategy and vision, support aligned activities, establish shared measurement practices, build public will, advance policy and mobilize funding. More

Key Advisors

The Education Equals Partnership was developed through a collaboration with a network of experts in the area of child welfare and education, each bringing unique expertise and ideas to shape the approach and inform implementation. More