Education & Schools

Local governments provide the primary funding for school districts and face unprecedented challenges and growing complexity. School safety, food programs, afterschool care, mental health awareness and other challenges press local resources and school budgets alike. While making critical decisions based on what schools need is highly localized, Gov1 explores strategies, solutions, best practices and grant funding molding education in the U.S.

The language of the new law states SROs are prohibited from using certain types of restraints when trying to control unruly students
The $230M legislation provides funding for armed SROs at all public schools, increases physical safeguards and enhances mental health services for students
A bill to fund optional handgun training and cover counseling costs in case of a shooting heads to Gov. Eric Holcomb for signing
Learn how to access funds for technologies that will strengthen school security
A simple policy shop for police has grown into a comprehensive suite of operational and wellness solutions for first responders
Two years after the school board cut ties with Denver PD, officers will be posted following the East High School shooting
Education grant writers and managers, do your research now to prepare for the funding available in the FY 2023 U.S. Department of Education budget
10 years later, we continue to grieve, reflect on the power of resilience, and appreciate our first responders
“Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape” teaches simple, but important actions to safe from home and school fires
There are many organizations and funders that focus on school advocacy and literacy grants
The program would require legislative approval and could include $4,000 bonuses to first responders with bachelor’s degrees
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act includes funding to expand mental health and support services in schools
These grants benefit libraries and librarians as they help provide access to information through literature and non-fiction
A total of $53 million is up for grabs this year to make schools safer
Make a bigger impact on the grant reviewers by including more data, not less or just the basics