More than 670 schools have already notified the Ohio Department of Education that they intend to apply for grants during the second round of Gov. John Kasich’s Straight A Fund, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Hundreds of Ohio schools will be vying this spring for nearly $150 million in education grants. The second round of Gov. John Kasich’s Straight A Fund competition will encourage school districts to join forces on initiatives to improve student achievement, reduce costs and push a greater portion of education spending into classroom instruction.