Snyder announces Safe Schools Targeted funds awarded to two Greene County school districts

CARMICHAELS, Oct. 21 – The Central Greene and West Greene school districts were each recently awarded Safe School Targeted Grants to help districts with any safety and security-related equipment needs, state Rep. Pam Snyder announced today.

 

Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, said the competitive 2019-20 Safe Schools Targeted Grants from the state Department of Education are awarded to schools to prevent and reduce violent incidents, purchase needed equipment, and provide for the training and compensation of school resource and police officers.

 

The Central Greene School District received $23,686 and the West Greene School District received $20,000.

 

“These funds will help our districts in their ongoing efforts to keep our school students and teachers safe and secure and focus on learning,” said Snyder.

 

This funding is part of the $7.3 million in School Safety Grants the Pennsylvania Department of Education is awarding to both public school districts and non-public schools throughout the commonwealth.