Ohio Receives $21M to turn around lowest-performing schools

Ohio will receive $21 million to help turn around the lowest-achieving schools in the state.

The money comes from the U.S. Department of Education's School Improvement Grants program.

The state has already received $173 million since the SIG program was redesigned in 2009.

Local schools receiving money from the grant include: South Avondale Elementary, Rothenberg Preparatory Academy, Woodward Career Technical High School, George Hays-Jennie Porter, Virtual High School and William H. Taft Elementary.

For a complete list of schools go to http://www2.ed.gov/programs/sif/index.html .

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