I'm a teacher and in no way should the government "fund" more school resource officers at that salary. So let me get this straight, if a school used the entire allocation of $125,000 per officer at a 25% local match that would mean a school resource officer who on a daily basis typically has nothing to do would make $156,250 per year? Does the politician who proposed this realize the discrepancy in that salary and the salary of the average teacher who puts up with all the nonsense on a daily basis? The average teacher salary is somewhere in the ballpark of $50,000 a year state to state. Or was this proposed at such an outlandish rate with the knowledge that the bill would never pass but the politician could go back to their constituents and say they were on the side of education and school safety but just couldn't get everyone else on board. Meaning they attempt to govern in a perpetual state of campaigning.