School safety grants announced to districts across the state
June 15, 2018
[Madison, WI] — Brad Schimel is working to make sure Wisconsin classrooms are safe. Schimel announced over $1 million in school safety grants for school districts across Wisconsin – the next step in making sure Wisconsin schools and children are safe.
Check out the story from the Wisconsin State Journal hereor find excerpts below.
$1.3 million in school safety grants awarded to 20 school districts, private schools
Wisconsin State Journal
June 13, 2018
Twenty school districts and private schools in Wisconsin received almost $1.4 million in school safety grants Wednesday from a $100 million school safety fund set up in spring following the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Only one district in south-central Wisconsin received a grant. The Barneveld School District received $38,949.
“Momentum to improve school safety, training, and law enforcement collaboration continues with today’s school safety grant awards,” said Attorney General Brad Schimel.
Grants announced today at a public safety summit in Wisconsin Dells included money to the Benton, Big Foot, Bristol, Crivitz, Kettle Moraine, Kewaskum, La Farge, Luck, Mauston, Prentice, Randall, River Ridge, Stevens Point, Union Grove, Wautoma and Williams Bay school districts, Rock County Christian School, St. Joseph School in Rice Lake and Trinity Evangelical Lutheran School in Wood County
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