FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — School districts in Fremont, Lincoln and Papillion have been awarded federal grants designed to increase school safety.
The Fremont Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1phogI2 ) that Fremont Public Schools received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will fund efforts to keep students safe and improve the learning environment.
The agency gave Lincoln Public Schools $260,117 and Papillion received $325,411.
More than $35 million in School Climate Transformation grants were given to 71 districts in 23 states.
Fremont will use its grant to fully implement a positive behavior program that began about two years ago.
The Lincoln district says it will use the money to train staff to manage student behavior.
Information from: Fremont Tribune, http://www.fremontneb.com