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LaRe Announces Over $1.2 Million Secured for Local Schools

July 14, 2020
Jeff LaRe News

COLUMBUS – The State Controlling Board yesterday approved the release of coronavirus relief aid to support local schools in the 77th House District and across the state, announced State Representative Jeff LaRe (R-Violet Township).

“I applaud the State Controlling Board for approving the allocation of these funds to local schools in the 77th district and across Ohio,” said LaRe. “I am confident the academic leaders in Fairfield County will properly use the funds to best prepare our students to return to school this fall.”

The school aid is being distributed based on enrollment, with additional funding to support students with disabilities and economically disadvantaged students, as well as transportation obligations. According to the Ohio Office of Budget and Management, the federal coronavirus relief aid can be used for a variety of needs, including protective equipment and sanitation and remote learning.

The 77th House District will receive $1,221,726 in aid for area school districts. Here’s how they will fare under the approved plan:

  • Fairfield Christian Academy - $14,873
  • Haugland Learning Center Lancaster - $590
  • St. Bernadette - $3,073
  • St. Mary - $5,998
  • William V. Fisher Catholic - $5,354
  • Bloom-Carroll Local - $110,791
  • Fairfield Union Local - $114,017
  • Lancaster City - $325,051
  • Liberty Union-Thurston Local - $63,670
  • Pickerington Local - $546,252
  • Walnut Township Local - $26,589

The board’s actions today released $100 million in total for schools across the state.


For more information, contact Rep. LaRe’s office at (614) 466-8100 or