Funding

Read: Many Texas Schools Struggling to Pay for Armed Campus Personnel

Many Texas Schools Struggling to Pay for Armed Campus Personnel

HB 3 provides nowhere near the funding needed for Texas school districts to hire additional law enforcement officers.

Read: Utah, Florida Announce New School Safety Grants

Utah, Florida Announce New School Safety Grants

A $14 million school safety grant provides funding for Florida school districts and law enforcement to integrate maps into security software applications.

Read: Texas School Leaders Voice Concerns Over Funding for Required Armed SROs

Texas School Leaders Voice Concerns Over Funding for Required Armed SROs

San Antonio ISD Superintendent Jaime Aquino said the district would receive $1.3 million in funding from the state but that paying for the additional officers needed would cost $2.9 million.

Read: Governor Hochul Announces $13.2 Million for School Technology and Security Enhancements

Governor Hochul Announces $13.2 Million for School Technology and Security Enhancements

$2 Billion Smart Schools Bond Act Supports Classroom Technology, School Connectivity and High-Tech Security

Read: School Safety Advocates, Victim Families Urge Wisconsin Lawmakers to Fund Office of School Safety

School Safety Advocates, Victim Families Urge Wisconsin Lawmakers to Fund Office of School Safety

Advocates and school shooting victim families are calling on Wisconsin legislators to restore the Office of School Safety funding, which includes money for the anonymous tip line.

Read: Florida A&M: Judge Approves Lawsuit Alleging Chronic Underfunding of HBCU

Florida A&M: Judge Approves Lawsuit Alleging Chronic Underfunding of HBCU

A 2022 investigation by Forbes found Florida A&M received $2,600 less per student than the University of Florida in 2020.

Read: Biden Announces $95 Million for Student Mental Health Services

Biden Announces $95 Million for Student Mental Health Services

The funding will be used to increase access to school-based mental health services and hire additional mental health professionals.

Read: Public School Enrollment Decline: Why Students Are Leaving, Where They’re Going, and Why It Matters

Public School Enrollment Decline: Why Students Are Leaving, Where They’re Going, and Why It Matters

One study found 36% of parents who have chosen to homeschool their children did so because of school safety issues.

Read: States Rolling Out ‘Stronger Connections’ Grants to Bolster School Safety

States Rolling Out ‘Stronger Connections’ Grants to Bolster School Safety

The Stronger Connections Grant programs will use nearly $1 billion in federal funds to bolster community safety and improve student outcomes.

Read: Tennessee Governor Signs Bill to Bolster School Security

Tennessee Governor Signs Bill to Bolster School Security

The new Tennessee law allocates $230 million in funding for school safety improvements, including the addition of an SRO to each campus.

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