State law encourages districts to adopt community involvement plans or policies.
Code of Alabama 16-63-4 Duties of local boards of education; establishment of community schools advisory committees and employment of coordinators; agreements; local funds.
Every local board of education which elects to apply for funding pursuant to this chapter shall: (1) Develop programs and plans for increased community involvement in the public schools based upon policies and guidelines adopted by the State Board of Education. (2) Develop programs and plans for increased community use of public school facilities based upon policies and guidelines adopted by the State Board of Education.
Parent Involvement Resolution
The intent of this policy is to establish a course of action that will support the development, implementation, and continuing evaluation of a parent involvement policy and program in every school, which will involve parents at all grade levels in a diversity of roles.