YORK – Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) announced that three local school districts in the 28th Senatorial District will receive a cumulative total of more than $227,000 in grants as part of the competitively awarded 2019-2020 Safe Schools Targeted Grants under the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Dallastown Area School District will receive $24,862 for security-related equipment. West York Area School District will receive $17,473 for programs aimed at reducing school violence and $60,000 for school resource officers. York City School District will receive $24,946 for security-related equipment, $40,000 for school police officers, and $60,000 for school resource officers.
“These competitively awarded grants will go a long way toward ensuring the safety of students, teachers and administrators,” Phillips-Hill said. “The safety and security of our next generation is paramount, which is why I supported these investments included in the no-new-tax state budget I voted for earlier this year.”