Ohio schools receive $787M in aid from COVID relief bill
COLUMBUS, Ohio (FOX19) - Ohio schools will receive $787.3 million in aid with Gov. Mike DeWine signing the COVID-19 relief bill (HB 170) on Wednesday.
More than $630 million will go to the state’s public schools, while $154 million goes to private education.
HB 170 also benefits the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio National Guard.
The ODH will receive $173 million for its COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution.
$7 million will go to the National Guard to support their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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