School success was ranked 6th on the 2015 Needs Assessment. The counties have identified the following needs to help solve this problem:  

·         More Funding for Schools

·         More Resources for Children

·         Increase High School Graduation and Child Literacy Rates

·         Decrease Truancy and Absenteeism

·         Need Mentoring Programs

·         Funding for After School Programs/Recreational Activities

For more information on school success and what can be done to encourage it, follow the links below:

Follow Legislature's School Funding Decisions

Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund

Resources for Children With Special Learning Needs

Alabama Association for Gifted Children

Alabama Parent Education Center

Alabama Virtual Library

Department of Education Presentation and Resources for Truancy

Listing of Alabama Mentoring Programs

AfterSchool Alliance

Alabama Afterschool Community Network