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School Safety Grant Application Available

TEA has made the application for $100 million in grant funds appropriated in SB 500 available. The grant awards can be used for safety-related improvements to school facilities, including:

  • Exterior doors with push bars

  • Metal detectors at school entrances

  • Erected vehicle barriers

  • Security systems that monitor and record school entrances, exits, and hallways

  • Campus-wide active shooter alarm systems that are separate from fire alarms

  • Two-way radio systems

  • Perimeter security fencing

  • Bullet-resistant glass or film for school entrances

  • Door-locking systems

You can access the potential award amounts and grant application on the TEA Grant Opportunities page.



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