Alabama is working to ensure its schools are safe and supportive. This page features school climate information for Alabama, including a list of grants the State and its communities have received; State discipline and bullying policies; data for a selection of indicators; related news articles; and grantee highlights demonstrating community efforts.
Gadsden City Schools (AL), an Elementary and Secondary School Counseling grant recipient, used its grant funds to hire two counselors and two social workers. The counselors and social workers provided students with individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention. The social workers liaised between the school system and partnering agencies in the community to plan activities for students. During the grant period, Gadsden City Schools also used funding to establish a few district-wide initiatives, including drug awareness activities involving presentations by local…