Four school districts in the 21st Senatorial District were selected to receive state Safe School Initiative grants for the training and compensation of school resource officers and school police officers, and to prevent and reduce violent incidents through programs and security equipment, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson.
The local funds were part of $6.5 million in competitive grants announced by the Pennsylvania Department of Education on Friday, November 4.
Clarion County recipients include: Clarion County CTC, a $21,131 equipment grant for cameras; Clarion-Limestone Area School District, a $19,426 program grant for an anti-bullying campaign; and, North Clarion County School District, a $25,000 equipment grant for cameras, radios, electronic door and lighting.
Mars Area School District in Butler County was awarded a $60,000 Safe School Initiative Grant.
Contact: Justin Leventry (717) 787-9684