Indiana districts upgrade security with grant assistance

Friday, June 6, 2014

Districts across the state are getting a financial boost to improve safety in their schools.

Governor Mike Pence announced more than $9 million in grant funding will be spread across 250 schools and districts in Indiana through the Secured School Safety Grant Program.

Recipients earned anywhere from $13,000 to $50,000 depending on their student population and need. The money will help them maintain their current level of security, but also add new technology and staff to make schools even safer.

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