Valley City  (VCPS)  The Valley City Public School Board has unanimously approved the COPS School Safety Grant, amounting to over $200,000.

The COPS Office School Violence Prevention Program includes funding to improve security at school across the nation.

Valley City is one of 103 school districts  nationwide to receive the COPS School Safety Grant.

The budget costs amount to $286,107, with the Federal Share at $214,580, the applicant share is $71,527.

The costs incurred are for Non-Sworn Personnel,  Equipment and Technology, Supplies, Travel and Training, and other miscellaneous items.