Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel recently stopped by Eau Claire to announce yet another round of school safety grants. This time – nearly $5 million. During his visit to Northstar Middle School, the Attorney General said that 81 schools would receive the latest round of funding supported by the Wisconsin Department of Justice and Office of School Safety.

To date, 735 schools and school districts – that’s 97% of public schools and 40% of private schools – applied for and will receive grant funding.

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WEAU 13Monday morning, Schimel made the announcement at Northstar Middle School that nearly $5 million will be given in school safety grants. The Eau Claire Area School District will receive about $388,000 and Regis Catholic Schools will receive about $100,000. Schimel says the long-term goal of these grants is to prevent an incident from happening and give kids help sooner. Other local districts receiving grants include Chetek-Weyerhaeuser, Black River Falls and Fall Creek School District. The Wisconsin Department of Justice says there will be a second round of grant funding. Schools interested must apply by August 15.”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel“Divine Redeemer Lutheran School is one of 67 schools to receive grants in the most recent round from the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) School Safety Grant program. Divine Redeemer will get $23,560 for school safety upgrades. Divine Redeemer and the other schools selected will receive a combined $4.9 million from the state program, according to a news release from the school.”

WSAW 7“Wisconsin Rapids, Edgar, Marshfield and Tomahawk were among the 81 school districts awarded a portion of $5 million for school safety grants. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel made the announcement Monday in Eau Claire.”

WHBY“St. Francis Xavier Catholic schools in Appleton are part of the latest round of school safety grants from the state. Attorney General Brad Schimel announced funding for another 80 schools or districts today. Xavier is getting almost $85,000.”

Wisconsin State Journal“The Janesville School District was given a $420,000 grant Monday to improve school safety and to train staff … The Janesville grant was one of 14 to districts and private schools in the Madison area, with the grants totaling $781,646.”

WisPolitics“Representative James Edming (R-Glen Flora) joined school officials and members of law enforcement as Attorney General Brad Schimel announced additional School Safety Grant awards today in Eau Claire. Among the grants announced today were three to school districts serving students in the 87th Assembly District:

Bruce School District – $56,312
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District – $50,604
Edgar School District – $58,618.”

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