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Senate education committee schedules public hearing and vote

The Senate Committee on Education will hold an executive session and a public hearing on Tuesday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 330 Southwest, State Capitol.

The committee is chaired by state Sen. Luther Olsen (R-Ripon) and is scheduled to take public testimony on the following bills:

PUBLIC HEARING

Senate Bill 138 Relating to: professional development training in character education for teachers, pupil service professionals, principals, and school district administrators, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. Continue reading Senate education committee schedules public hearing and vote

AG Schimel announces $4 million in round 2 school safety grant awards

From a DOJ release:

Attorney General Brad Schimel today announced 66 schools and school districts will receive $3,969,793 from the second round of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) School Safety Grant program, which focuses on advanced initiatives to bolster student mental health.

A list of schools and school districts that were awarded round two school safety grants through September 19, 2018, is set forth below.  Continue reading AG Schimel announces $4 million in round 2 school safety grant awards

DOJ: school safety grant round 2 update

From the Dept of Justice Office of School Safety:

The Adolescent Mental Health Training and the Threat Assessment Team Course required as a prerequisite for the second round of funding will be provided by the DOJ for no cost to the school. However, the school will need to cover the costs associated with travel to the training such as mileage, lodging, and meals. It is permitted to use grant funding to cover these costs if it is identified within the budget spreadsheet submitted in Egrants.

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DOJ announces $1.5 million in school safety grants to 47 school districts and private schools

Attorney General Brad Schimel today announced an additional 47 schools and school districts that combined will receive $1,562,511 from the first round of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (WisDOJ) School Safety Grant program.  Grant funds will be used for building safety improvements as well as training for faculty and staff.

The news release issued by Schimel’s office included a statement in bold print indicating that, “More grants will be awarded to schools that applied for the first round of grant funding soon.

Schools interested in applying for the second round of grant funding must submit a mandatory “intent to apply” to the Office of School Safety by August 13, 2018. Continue reading DOJ announces $1.5 million in school safety grants to 47 school districts and private schools

School safety grant funding–Round 2 reminders

The Department of Justice’s Office of School Safety recently announced plans to award a second round of school safety grants to utilize the remaining $45 million approved by the Legislature last spring.

Here’s what school leaders need to know to prepare for round 2: Continue reading School safety grant funding–Round 2 reminders

DOJ announces $5.5 million in school safety grants to 60 school districts and private schools

Attorney General Brad Schimel today announced an additional 60 schools and school districts that combined will receive $5,516,732 from the first round of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) School Safety Grant program.  Grant funds will be used for building safety improvements as well as training for faculty and staff.

The news release issued by DOJ included a statement indicating that, “More grants will be awarded to schools that applied for the first round of grant funding soon.” To date 605 out of 735 applicant schools and school districts have been awarded $44,228,887 in school safety grant funding. Continue reading DOJ announces $5.5 million in school safety grants to 60 school districts and private schools

DOJ announces $4.8 million in school safety grants to 81 school districts and private schools

Attorney General Brad Schimel today announced an additional 81 schools and school districts that combined will receive $4,771,686 from the first round of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) School Safety Grant program.  Grant funds will be used for building safety improvements as well as training for faculty and staff.

The news release issued by Schimel’s office included a statement in bold print indicating that, “More grants will be awarded to schools that applied for the first round of grant funding soon. Continue reading DOJ announces $4.8 million in school safety grants to 81 school districts and private schools