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Rep. Jordan Announces Over $1.49 Million Secured for Local Schools

July 16, 2020
Kris Jordan News

COLUMBUS – The State Controlling Board Monday approved the release of coronavirus relief aid to support local schools in Delaware County and across the state, announced State Representative Kris Jordan (R-Ostrander).

“I applaud the State Controlling Board for securing funds for our schools,” said Jordan. “Our schools are imperative parts of our communities and I am confident the funds will be used to best prepare for the upcoming school year.”

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 67th House District will receive $1,499,649 in aid. Here’s how area school districts will fare under the plan approved by the State Controlling Board:

  • Delaware Area Career Center - $34,156
  • Delaware Christian - $9,339
  • Grace Community School - $2,272
  • St. Mary - $11,051
  • Buckeye Valley Local - $146,569
  • Delaware City - $273,170
  • Olentangy Local - $1,023,094

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

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For more information, please contact Rep. Jordan’s office at Rep67@ohiohouse.gov or (614)644-6711