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Obama Administration Dedicates $120 Million to School Safety

In response to increasing reports of school shootings, the Obama Administration plans to do whatever it can to keep schools and students safe. 

In Obama's 2015 budget proposal, $120 million is committed to create safe schools and support bullying prevention, according to The Daily Beast. 

Twenty-five million "is reserved for schools with high levels of violence, to help students deal with trauma and anxiety from the dangers they face--and to help prevent more violence," said the article. "Another $50 million is meant to train teachers and staff in evidence-based strategies that reduce violence and bullying."

Video surveillance, school safety officers, metal detectors and stronger security measures are just a few of the tactics the plan outlines. 

Read the full story. 


Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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