Safe Schools/Healthy Students Program

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for its Safe Schools/Healthy Students Program, which supports development and implementation of comprehensive, community-wide plans to create safe and drug-free schools and promote healthy childhood development.

Local education agencies (LEAs) and charter schools may apply for funding, which will total $30.9 million this year. Approximately 28 grants of up to $2.25 million will be awarded.

Application deadline is March 4. For more details, see the full grant announcement online.