Hundreds of Michigan schools awarded $25 million in grant funding

LANSING, Mich.—Hundreds of Michigan schools will receive in $25 million in grants as a part of the Competitive School Safety Grant Program.

According to the Michigan State Police, the grant will be used to purchase technology and equipment that will help keep students, staff and school buildings secure and safe.

135 public school districts, 66 non-public schools, 20 public charter schools and nine intermediate school districts will receive grant money and will have until June 1st, 2020 to spend their respective money.

“Safety for our children should always be a top priority,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer. “Every parent should have the peace of mind that their children are receiving an education that allows them to achieve their dreams under the safest possible conditions.”

A detailed list of the grant recipients can be found here.

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