In the aftermath of the April 20 shooting spree at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., in which two students killed themselves and 13 others, funding for school security has reached an all-time high.

Two new federal programs will dole out more than $100 million this year for projects to improve school safety. And several states, including Pennsylvania and California, have launched their own school safety grant programs.

The bottom line for schools: If you're looking for funding to help you pay for surveillance cameras, metal detectors, incident profiling


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