PRESIDENT OBAMA and ALABAMA GOVERNOR BENTLEY’S DANGEROUS K-12 MENTAL HEALTH PLANS

Linda Murphy

Alabama State Superintendent of Schools, Tommy Bice, is leading the way into the dangerous new area of government over-reach into mental health assessments based on national counseling standards and mental health/behavioral goals for all students K-12th grade.  Superintendent Bice serves as an official with approval by Governor Bentley, who is also the president of the state school board.

Republican Governor Bentley is following the same education philosophy as President Obama whose plans include adding psychological testing to the NAEP -National Assessment of Educational Progress in 2017.  (See “STOP PRESIDENT OBAMA’S MOVE INTO “THE DARK SIDE OF NATIONAL TESTING” linked below.) June 11th, at 10:30 am the Alabama state school board will meet to vote to accept or reject the K-12th grade Mental Health plan.

Superintendent Bice has worked closely with the National Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA to put together a “Comprehensive Plan”  set to collect data through assessments of all students that will be used to develop the furthest reach into…

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