RISQ, Life Matters live on at AC
With the Safe Schools, Healthy Students (SSHS) grant ending, and the anonymous donor who was going to fund Adams County Schools programs – such as school resource officers, Life Matters counseling, and the Reduce misbehavior, Improve attitudes, each Skills, build Quality students (RISQ) program – recanting the offer in the 11th hour, the future of these programs was uncertain at best.
They are no longer uncertain at Adams Central.
Community Corrections Executive Director Ian Gilbert, along with RISQ teacher Matt Lose, met with the Adams Central Board of education last week to ask AC to continue funding the RISQ program, providing students experiencing trouble in the regular school setting with an alternative to being kicked out of school completely.
Further details in today's print and e-editions.