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Roemer Announces Significant Funding Increases for Local Schools

July 14, 2020
Bill Roemer News

State Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) announces that the State Controlling Board recently approved coronavirus relief funding to support local schools preparing for the beginning of the upcoming school year. 

“This pandemic has negatively impacted the funding of our education system across Ohio and the nation,” said Roemer. “Today’s actions by the Controlling Board will make sure that our local schools will be taken care of as they adapt to their new environment when it comes to teaching our students and simultaneously working to combat COVID-19 in our schools.”

According to the Ohio Office of Budget and Management (OBM), the federal coronavirus relief aid can be used for a variety of needs, including protective equipment, cleaning and sanitation, and remote learning.

The school funding approved is being distributed based on enrollment. Additionally, there is funding to support students with disabilities and economically disadvantaged students, as well as transportation obligations.

Here are the allocations approved by the Controlling Board within the 38th Ohio House District: 

  • Revere Local School District - $136,364
  • Nordonia Hills City School District - $181,462
  • Copley-Fairlawn City Schools - $146,166
  • Norton City Schools - $125,270
  • Manchester Local School District (Summit County) - $66,321
  • Northwest Local School District (Stark County) - $90,272
  • Fairless Local School District - $82,256
  • Tuslaw Local School District - $66,011
  • Woodridge Local School District - $105,682