Kansas schools need more funds to be prepared for disasters

Nov. 8, 2013
Shrinking resources prevent state from providing sufficient funds for preparedness.

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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