Greene County Receives Grants for Schools

November 29, 2007

Greene County Receives
Grants for Schools
Both Greeneville City Schools and Greene
County Schools to Benefit

Nashville, Tenn. Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) along with the Department of Education announced today that both Greene County Schools and Greeneville City Schools will benefit from state grants.

“This is great news for our schools,” said Southerland. “I know that both school systems will make sure that these funds go a long way to help our children.”

Greene County Schools will be receiving $39,500 in state funds, while the Greeneville City School System will get $14,400 from the state.

The Safe Schools Act 1998 makes state funds available for the enhancement of safety in Tennessee schools. Earlier this year the General Assembly appropriated $4.84 million for the program this school year.

“I understand the importance of school safety,” continued Southerland, “We have do everything in our ability to ensure that our children our safe.”

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