ALLEGANY, NY – The Allegany-Limestone Central School District will receive $1.2 million in state funds for high tech security. The monies will come from a $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act approved by New York voters in 2014.

"The Smart Schools Bond Act is enhancing school safety and modernizing outdated classrooms in every corner of New York State," Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said.

Cuomo on Monday announced approval of 96 Smart Schools Investment Plans, including the Allegany-Limestone plan.

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The approved plans, totaling $85 million, are aimed at improving school security and reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century.

"The Smart Schools program expands learning opportunities, provides advanced technology and connectivity in classrooms across New York, and brings the curriculum into the 21st Century," Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said.

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