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Kansas schools need more funds to be prepared for disasters

Kansas schools are becoming better prepared to respond to natural and man-made disasters, but they need additional resources to keep improving, a state official says. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Bob Hull, director of the Kansas Center for Safe and Prepared Schools, told a legislative committee that shrinking federal grants have limited the state’s ability to help schools prepare for tornadoes or violent intruders.

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