Galloway: $97.9K in school safety grants awarded to area schools

HARRISBURG, Nov. 17 – State Rep. John Galloway, D-Bucks, announced $97,974 in state Safe Schools grants for local schools.

“School safety has always been a top priority,” Galloway said. “This money will help put into place equipment to protect our students and prevent acts of violence.”

The following schools received funding for equipment:

  • Abrams Hebrew School                                   $24,465
  • St. Andrew Catholic School                              $23,748
  • Archbishop Wood High School                         $19,604
  • Plumstead Christian School                             $12,404
  • St. Joseph/St. Robert Catholic School              $5,940
  • Upper Bucks Christian School                          $11,813

The Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded the competitive grants to prevent and reduce violent incidents, to purchase safety and security-related equipment and to provide for training and compensation of school resource and police officers.

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