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Safe Schools Act

Safe Schools Act funds are provided to decrease the likelihood of violent or disruptive behavior and to protect students and staff from harm when such behavior may occur.

The funds are available to all Tennessee public school districts and may be used for one or more of the following purposes:

  • Facility security and planning
  • School safety personnel
  • Violence prevention
  • Training and drills
  • Behavioral health

In order to assist with district planning the contents of the School Safety & Security and Safe Schools grant application and the estimated fiscal year 2018 allocations have been posted below.  Final allocation amounts and the application submittal portal will be posted to ePlan no later than July 9, 2018.

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