Kenosha Unified receives first school safety grant; deadline to apply is June 8

Attorney General Brad Schimel on Friday awarded the Kenosha Unified School District the first school safety grant administered by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.  The deadline for all district to apply for these grants is Friday, June 8. See the Office of School Safety website for more information.

From the DOJ’s statement:

KUSD will receive $888,788, which will be spent on building safety improvements, as well as training for faculty and staff…

…KUSD staff will receive training in youth mental health first aid, building security assessments, and digital threat assessments as the result of the School Safety Grant. KUSD also received grant funding under both School Safety Grant categories, the Primary School Safety Grant and Advanced School Safety Grant. DOJ’s Primary School Safety Grants focus on baseline improvements to schools, including door locks and hardening school entryways. The Advanced School Safety Grants, are prioritized to award grants on a competitive basis to schools that have met minimum security thresholds. The two grant categories have been awarded to KUSD concurrently…

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