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Clermont Northeastern: Literacy Grant Update (audio)

CNE |

Hear what is happening with the Comprehensive State Literacy Development at the High School with principal TJ Glassmeyer. Amy Ellis and Tonya Schmidt discuss the impact at the elementary level.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation awards $1M to 6 nonprofits through Racial Justice Fund

GCF |

Established in June with a commitment of $5 million over five years, the goal of the Racial Justice Fund is to advance matters of fairness and justice with a focus on the systems that affect the Black community, specifically criminal, economic and social justice. More broadly, the fund seeks to address the root causes of systemic racism through policy change. 

More at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

Broadband education grants awarded, give rural districts extra boost

Columbus Dispatch |

Tom Davis, president of the Appalachian Children’s Coalition, the advocacy organization that lobbied the state to waive the match requirement, said broadband is just one of the many chronic, generational challenges that southeastern Ohio faces.

The state awarded $7.2 million in grants to the 24 Appalachian counties served by the coalition; that’s 14% of the total funding for a region that has only 10% of the state’s population, according to data from the education department.

“That’s really significant,” Davis said, especially for a region as poverty-stricken and underserved as southeastern Ohio is.

Broadband education grants awarded across the state

Ohio Capital Journal |

Grants were awarded to 951 schools.

Awards ranged from about $1,000 for schools like Arlington Local School District in Hancock County, Hamilton County’s educational service center, and Constellation Schools in Northeast Ohio, to more than $151,000 for schools like Girard City School District in Trumbull County, Franklin County’s Reynoldsburg City Schools, Lucas County’s Springfield Local School District and Federal Hocking Local School District in Athens County.

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said in a press conference announcing the awards that schools who requested less than $20,000 would get their entire amount if eligible. Those who requested more than $20,000 would receive the first $20,000, with the rest awarded at 60% “in order to ensure every qualifying school receives some support,” Husted said.

Three NW Ohio schools receive 21st Century Community Learning Center grants

WPKO – Bellefontaine |

The Midwest Regional ESC announced that three new 21st Century Community Learning Center grants have been awarded to: Bellefontaine Middle School, Upper Scioto Valley Elementary, and Sidney-Shelby County Opportunity School. The total number of grants is five located in Shelby, Logan, and Hardin counties.

21st Century Community Learning Center grants are competitive federal grants that provide schools with funding to support before/after/and summer programs.

NREVSD secures BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant

New Richmond |

“New Richmond EVSD was awarded $45,000 with this grant opportunity. With the money, we will be able to help provide internet access to 150 students in our district. We will need to find the money to meet the needs of the remaining students who need this access as well.” Technology Director, Matt Prichard said.

Felicity-Franklin awarded a Coronavirus Relief Funds – Broadband Ohio Connectivity Grant

FFSD |

The Broadband Ohio Connectivity Grant is in the sum of $151,446.00. This grant money is earmarked to provide and/or improve high speed internet access to the families of the district. The district will be purchasing high speed internet equipped iPads, hot spots, and will be expanding the school WiFi outside of the building.

Ohio Awarded $3.25 Million Federal Grant for Data Systems and Analysis

via Ohio Department of Education |

The Ohio Department of Education announced today that it will receive a $3.25 million federal grant aimed at helping states design, develop, implement and expand educational data systems.

The Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) Grant Program awarded the funds based on Ohio’s plan to accelerate and expand use of its existing data system to better support educators.

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