The state of Oregon’s public schools will be awarded a total of $8,265,004 million in federal grant cash, which will be used to help give kids learning environments that are safe and supportive, as well as opportunities that will help encourage their achievement.
Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon in the United States Senate have made the funding announcement.
Merkle was quoted as saying that “parents and students deserve the peace of mind that comes with knowing that while at school, students are secure and being cared for, while also obtaining the vital skills and knowledge that will benefit them throughout their schooling and adult lives.”
Because of the cash provided by the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, “This financing will go a long way in enhancing the wellness of Oregon’s students and providing them with the critical assistance needed for their long-term success.”
Wyden is quoted as saying that “Oregon students and their families need to be able to know that schools are safe places where children may study free of violence, bullying, and hate.” “This government investment that came about as a result of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act will assist give opportunities for students, as well as the awareness for their families that a classroom is a place where education takes first,”
The funding originates from the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA), which allocated $1 billion for state education agencies (SEAs) to award grants in order to provide children with safer and healthier learning environments. These grants are intended to improve the academic experience for kids.
This award is intended to support school and community partnerships that pursue various solutions to more effectively prevent and respond to acts of bullying, violence, and hate that impact the school community at both the individual and systemic levels. The award will be given to the organisation that best demonstrates how these solutions can be implemented.
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