School Safety Standards Formula Grant Deadline and New Grant Opportunity Webinar
|July 20, 2023
|School Safety Standards Formula Grant Deadline and New Grant Opportunity Webinar
|Register for and attend the webinar
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is committed to supporting local educational agencies (LEAs) in their efforts to improve the safety and security of school facilities for staff, students, and visitors. This To the Administrator Addressed serves as a reminder for LEAs to apply for the 2022-2025 School Safety Standards Formula Grant and to inform them about the upcoming webinar on the 19 TAC Chapter 61, School Districts, Subchapter CC, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning School Facilities, §61.1031, School Safety Standards.
School Safety Standards and Grant Opportunity Webinar
TEA will be hosting a webinar regarding the School Safety Standards, the 2022-2025 School Safety Standards Formula grant, and the upcoming 2023-2025 School Safety Standards and Facilities Security Grant launching later this fall.
2022-2025 School Safety Standards Formula Grant
On January 5, 2023, TEA announced the 2022-2025 School Safety Standards formula grant intended to help districts meet the School Safety Standards. To date, 1,060 LEAs have applied for the School Safety Standards Formula Grant, and 153 LEAs remain eligible to apply. LEAs that have applied do not need to take any additional action at this time. All other LEAs are highly encouraged to take advantage of this funding opportunity to ensure their district has the funding to help meet the School Safety Standards.
Note: Future announcements will be made related to additional funding opportunities made available by House Bill 3. To apply for future school safety funding, LEAs must submit their 2022-2025 School Safety Standards Formula Grant application on or before August 1, 2023.
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