Malagari welcomes investments in school safety across Pa.

HARRISBURG, April 26 – State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, today announced that state grants have been awarded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to improve safety, security and mental health supports for students and staff at schools across the commonwealth, including in Montgomery County.

"Ensuring our schools are safe is fundamental, but creating a nurturing environment where every student feels embraced and valued is paramount,” Malagari said. “These grants epitomize our ongoing dedication to fostering not just safety, but an atmosphere where learning flourishes and potential is unleashed."

The following schools in the 53rd Legislative District received funding:

  • North Montco Technical Career Center: $70,000.
  • North Penn School District: $305,659.
  • Souderton Charter School Collaborative: $70,000.
  • Souderton Area School District: $479,398.

A full list of awards, including dollar amounts and school entities approved for funding, is available here:

School Safety Awards.

Nonpublic School Awards.

Funds will advance the School Safety and Security Committee’s goal of ensuring that all Pennsylvania students can learn in safe, healthy school environments by helping school entities address basic safety needs and mental health services identified in the committee’s recently adopted Revised Baseline Criteria Standards