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Rep. Faizer Announces Over $1.2 Million Secured for Local Schools

July 13, 2020
Mark Fraizer News

COLUMBUS – The State Controlling Board today approved the release of coronavirus relief aid to support local schools in Licking County and across the state, announced State Representative Mark Fraizer (R-Newark).

“Our schools and students have seen the detrimental aftermath that coronavirus can bring,” said Fraizer. “These funds will ensure our schools can be as prepared as possible 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 71st House District will receive $1,299,712 in aid. Here’s how area school districts will fare under the plan approved by the State Controlling Board:

  • Newark City - $359,186
  • Johnstown-Monroe Local - $73,115
  • Heath City School - $81,605
  • Licking Heights Local - $250,554
  • Granville Exempted Village - $120,479
  • Northridge Local - $89,613
  • North Fork Local - $105,228
  • Southwest Licking - $219,932

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

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For more information, contact Rep. Fraizer’s office at (614) 466-1482 or rep71@ohiohouse.gov