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Racine, WI: $100M in WI for school mental health; teachers get 3 hrs training in trauma

May 19, 2018, Racine (WI) Journal Times: Area schools pursue safety grants http://journaltimes.com/news/local/education/area-schools-pursue-safety-grants/article_96b47dd5-cd70-54e8-9a88-f1b47d965a8b.html Area school districts are taking precautions to prevent what happened at Santa Fe High School on Friday, where a student in Texas shot and killed ten of his classmates and injured at least ten more, from happening here. The Burlington Area and Racine Unified school districts are two out of hundreds of school districts across the state preparing an application for a school safety grant from the Wisconsin Department of Justice. In March, Gov. Scott Walker and the Legislature dedicated $100 million to go toward school districts beefing up their security and training faculty and staff. … The grant requires the district to have all faculty and staff participate in at least three hours of training on adverse childhood experiences, trauma-informed care and trauma sensitive schools. …