The state superintendent says that the $11 million in funding will push South Carolina closer to its goal of having a school resource officer in every school.
The hearing is set for Thursday, a day after lawmakers and advocates gathered on Capitol Hill for a rally to fight gun violence.
Two school districts are enhancing its safety and security measures to prevent shootings and other threats.
Champion National Security says the university owes them more than $190,000. Despite efforts to try and set up a payment plan, the company said communication went cold with SAU.
A superintendent is not satisfied with the amount of time it would take the sheriff's office to reach the town's only campus. In his response, he wants to arm teachers.
Firefighters are repurposing their outdated fire hoses, which normally would be recycled, into something that can be used to prevent intruders from entering classrooms.
An Ohio school district will use a trained dog to help them detect weapons and other threats. The district is serving as a pilot for the area and the state.
The law states police departments in Alabama can choose to hire retired police officers versus school resource officers to police the schools.
Schools are adding Nightlocks to their classroom doors as another layer of defense against potential gunmen or intruders.
Safety and well-being are dominant themes in this year’s results. Following school safety is data security and cyber security.