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Which Indiana Schools Received State Money For Officers & Security Equipment

A school metal detector in Dallas, Texas.

More than 240 Indiana charter schools and public school districts won state grant money Friday aimed at bolstering school security. That’s more than two-thirds of all the charter schools and school districts in the state. Gov. Mike Pence announced the recipients of the total of nearly $9.1 million in matching grants schools can now use […]

Who Can Certify Police To Work In Indiana Schools?

A school resource officer visits a classroom.

The director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security says a new state program providing grants to put more law enforcement professionals in schools includes too broad a definition of a school resource officer. More from IPBS statehouse reporter Brandon Smith: Legislation passed last session defines school resource officer in the Indiana code, spelling out […]

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