Cross Announces Financial Support for Area Schools

Posted on July 14, 2020

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced the State Controlling Board has approved the release of coronavirus relief aid to support local schools preparing for the start of the upcoming school year.

“I’m thrilled that schools will be able to open this fall, and this aid will support those efforts,” said Cross. “It’s important our students continue to learn in a safe and high-quality environment.”

The board’s action today released $100 million for Ohio schools.

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, cleaning and sanitation, and remote learning.

Area school districts will receive the following support under the plan approved by the State Controlling Board:

.Ada Exempted Village – $39,851

.Hardin Northern Local – $22,040

.Kenton City – $103,045

.Ridgemont Local – $32,304

.Upper Scioto Valley Local – $28,656

.Arcadia Local – $28,071

.Arlington Local – $25,799

.Cory-Rawson Local – $33,835

.Findlay City – $269,603

.Liberty-Benton Local – $67,287

.McComb Local – $38,078

.Riverdale Local – $55,110

.Van Buren Local – $54,648

.Vanlue Local – $13,144

.Benjamin Logan Local – $99,241

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