Grant: 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 provided to all of Tennessee’s local school systems for one or more the following purposes:
- Innovative violence prevention programs
- School resource officers
- Conflict resolution
- Disruptive or assaultive behavior management
- Improved school security
- Peer mediation
- Training for employees on the identification of possible perpetrators of school-related violence
Funder: Tennessee Department of Education.
Amount: not specified.
Contact: JoAnn Summers in the Office of Safe & Supportive Schools at firstname.lastname@example.org or (615) 532-1665.
For more information on the grant, visit the Tennessee Government site: http://tennessee.gov/education/safe_schls/safety_cntr/safe_schls_act.shtml