Alabama Code Title 16. Education § 16-1-24.2

(a) For purposes of this section, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings:

(1) GUIDANCE COUNSELING PROCEDURES.  Procedures providing planned, sequential activities and services designed to help all students develop skills in the areas of personal and social growth, educational planning, and career and vocational development.

(2) LAW-RELATED EDUCATION.  Education which provides children and youth with the knowledge and skills pertaining to the law, the legal process, school safety, and citizenship responsibilities to promote law-abiding behavior with the purpose to prevent children and youth from engaging in delinquency or violence and enable them to become productive citizens.

(b) The Department of Education shall develop a statewide violence prevention program using such resources as law-related education and guidance counseling procedures to develop violence prevention curricula for grades K through twelve, to provide training to teachers and school administrators on violence prevention, and to develop school-community partnerships for violence prevention.


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