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Kansas to give out $5M in security funds to schools

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is distributing $5 million in state grants to beef up security and improve safety at schools in more than 150 districts.

The state Department of Education began distributing the grants Monday for new doors, windows, security cameras, intercoms and other safety features at schools. The appropriations authorized by lawmakers must be matched by districts submitting requests to the state Board of Education, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported .

A total of 153 public school districts have sought $13 million in grants, with a formula devised to bring grant awards with...



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