S.C. Supt.: Less Funding for Public Schools in Safe Schools Grants
September 19, 2019
Superintendent Dr. Betsy Baker had some bad news for the Spring Cove School Board at its regular meeting Monday, Sept. 16.
Dr. Baker informed the board that although the Safe Schools Grant awards will be announced in three to four weeks, they will not be funding as many public schools this year as last. Although the state budget included an additional $1 million for Safe Schools, $3 million was earmarked for non-public schools. As a result, there will actually be $2 million less funding for public schools.
Dr. Baker also announced that in preparation for the annual School Safety and Securit...