Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw Twp.; audio on school safety priorities

Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House School Aid Appropriations Subcommittee, says the coming school year will see enhanced safety at K-12 schools and college campuses, including provisions to raise standards for handling sexual assault complaints at universities and dramatically increased expansion of the state’s OK2SAY school safety program.  

Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw Twp.; audio on final passage of 2019 School Aid budget

Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, says the 2018,-2019 fiscal year spending plan for Michigan’s public schools has record funding of almost $15 billion, with a focus on early literacy and career technical education.  The House gave final approval to the budget on Tuesday.