The Transylvania Times -

Delay Forces Board To Pay For Trauma Kits And Training -Brevard NC


July 23, 2018

A delay in funding from the state government prompted the Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday evening to take $126,950 from its fund balance to pay for trauma kits and training.

The battle-field type trauma kits would be used in an active shooter incident such as the one that occurred in Parkland, Fla., in February.

As part of a pilot program, the school system is supposed to receive a grant of $126,950 from the state to pay for the training, but the state thus far has not delivered the funds.

Norris Barger, head of business services and plant operations for the school sy...

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