common school fund

School safety has been a hot issue after highly publicized shootings – including one in Indiana – this year. But so far, only a few school corporations have sought out loans through a new state program to fund safety improvements.

State Offers All Schools Handheld Metal Detectors

Jul 9, 2018

Earlier this year, lawmakers made $35 million available in the common school fund so schools can take out loans to pay for safety upgrades, and set aside more dollars for the state’s school safety grant program.

Now, in a video update shared online, Gov. Eric Holcomb says another way the state wants to make schools safer is by helping control what gets inside.