Having trouble receiving FOX 17? Click here:

Kalamazoo schools receive $442K grant for security upgrades

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo Public Schools is receiving $442,000 to upgrade security throughout the district.

The grant was awarded to the district through the Michigan State Police Competitive School Safety Grant Program. More than $25 million was distributed to Michigan schools this year.

KPS is using the money to fund:

  • Digital radios capable of communicating to all schools in the district at one time, as well as first responders and law enforcement
  • Exterior speakers to extend the range of the district’s public address system
  • New public address systems inside and outside Kalamazoo Central and Loy Norrix high schools

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

  • Matt

    Complete waste of money. Grants, taxes and subsidizing is all the same. It’s legalized theft. The cost of anything will soar when the government is writing blank checks.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.