COLUMBUS—Senate President Matt Huffman (R-Lima) announced this week the Senate's unanimous passage of Senate Bill 111, providing nearly $912 million to support Ohio’s schools and other educational providers as they transition back to the classroom. The bill promotes safe, effective learning for students as Ohioans emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.
“My colleagues in the Senate have worked hard to fast track this critical funding," said Senate President Huffman. "Following such a challenging school year, this money will help districts confidently bring students back to the classroom, who may have been lost in the fog of an online learning environment."
The funding for schools and educational providers in Senate Bill 111 includes:
Additionally, the bill provides pandemic funding for the Ohio Department of Health and National Guard: