COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 700 schools across Ohio will receive grants to help pay for security measures, according to Gov. Mike DeWine.
The governor’s office announced on Monday that 708 schools in 57 counties will get $57.8 million in funding to pay for security cameras, public address systems, automatic door locks, visitor badging systems and exterior lighting.
“We are being proactive in keeping our schools safe in Ohio. Student and staff safety is paramount,” said Governor DeWine. “These safety grants are helping schools create environments that are secure and welcoming for teachers and their students.”