HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today announced that every school in the 87th District was awarded School Safety and Security Grant Program Funds totaling $195,357 by the Pennsylvanian Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD)’s School Safety and Security Committee.
“School safety is the No. 1 priority of our local school districts and these grants will do a great deal to help fulfill their security needs,” said Rothman. “With this funding made available to the PCCD by the current year’s budget, local community leaders and education officials can feel confident that they have the resources necessary to protect our children. I thank my colleagues on the committee for their work on this issue.”
The recipient school districts and their awards are as follows:
• Camp Hill School District: $110,357.
• Cumberland Valley School District: $45,000.
• East Pennsboro Area School District $40,000.
The School Safety and Security Committee was established within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) by Act 44 of 2018.
The grant program funding included $33.8 million in competitive grants that were made available for certain eligible school entities. The Camp Hill School District was a recipient of competitive grant funding.
In total, 496 school districts received the meritorious grant and 134 applicants received the competitive grant.
Representative Greg Rothman
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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