SCS Budget Invests Heavily in School Security, Emotional Support for Students

SCSBudgetThe final draft of Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson’s $1 billion operating budget for next year includes heavy investments in both¬†school safety¬†and social and emotional support for students.

Hopson wants to spend $2 million on 30 new school resource officers, $3.6 million on new security cameras, $4.3 million on 35 additional guidance counselors and $800,000 on 10 behavioral specialists.

Find out more about what the district plans to do to improve security here.