Kim congratulates area school districts for critical safety grants

HARRISBURG, April 25 – State Rep. Patty Kim, D-Dauphin/Cumberland, today lauded state grants awarded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to reduce gun and group violence across Dauphin and Cumberland county schools.

"Ensuring the safety of students within their whole school environment is one of the most important things that our state government can invest in," Kim said. "By directing these resources toward bolstering school protections, we affirm our commitment to the safety of our students, teachers and school staff in the face of modern problems."

View a full list of awards, including dollar amount and school entities approved for funding, here:

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.