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Austin Public Schools to receive over $400,000 in school safety funding

Austin Public Schools will be receiving over $400,000 in school safety funding.

Minnesota’s U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald announced Thursday the Austin Independent School District 492 will receive $460,958 in funding from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) School Violence Prevention Program.

The money will pay 75% of the cost of safety measures in and around primary and secondary schools.


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