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​​​School Safety and Security Overview

The school safety grant solicitation process for FY 2023-24 is now closed as the deadline for all application submittals was Thursday, February 29, 2024. For a quick reference guide about what funding opportunities were available, select the appropriate entity type below:​


In 2018, Article XIII-B (School Safety and Security) of the Pennsylvania Public School Code of 1949 created the School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) within PCCD to help make schools safer places within this Commonwealth. Later amendments to Article XIII-B, including Act 18 of 2019, Act 67 of 2019, Act 30 of 2020, Act 55 of 2022, and Act 33 of 2023 created additional responsibilities for the SSSC. Information about the various programs and grants the SSSC administers can be found below.

More information on the School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) can be found here


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