Colorado To Use Pot Tax To Fund Anti-Bullying Programs In Schools
|09/29/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Colorado is trying to weed out the bullies from its schools.
The Colorado Department of Education is using surplus marijuana tax revenue to create anti-bullying programs in the state’s schools.
The CDE will award 50 schools grants of up to $40,000 per school each year to administer these programs, ABC affiliate KMGH-TV reports.
The programs implemented will employ evidence-based anti-bullying practices and will also teach families and communities strategies to deal with bullying, the grant’s description says.
“It’s more than just teachers doing lessons,” Dr. Adam Collins, bullying prevention and education grant coordinator for the CDE, told the TV station. read more >>>