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NIJ To Fund Research To Increase School Safety

February 13, 2014

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has announced it will make available approximately $15 million under the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative for multiple grants to address school safety nationwide. These grants will fund research to examine the root causes of school violence and to develop new technologies, apply evidence-based approaches, and test pilot programs to enhance school safety.

Resources:

Visit NIJ's funding Web page for grant opportunities.

Read about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, launched by the Departments of Justice and Education.

Access Department of Education resources on school climate and discipline.