Washington lawmakers are beginning to write the federal budget and Indiana’s top lawyer wants to make sure they include more money for school resource officers.
More than 240 Indiana charter schools and public school districts won state grant money Friday aimed at bolstering school security.
Schools are eligible for between $30,000 to $50,000 to boost school security.
The bill creates a state grant fund that schools can use to boost security and hire school resource officers.
MCCSC officials said they wanted parents’ input on the district’s security measures because of the Newtown shooting last December.
The bill sets aside $10 million in a grant fund to help schools find the money for a security coordinator.