CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio will notify 951 recipients of $50 million in grants that may give extra college students entry to the web, as most of the state’s faculty districts start the 12 months underneath distant or hybrid studying plans.
Lt. Gov. Jon Husted stated in a Tuesday coronavirus press convention those that requested for $20,000 in funding and have been permitted will obtain the complete quantity. Any district that utilized for greater than $20,000 will obtain the complete $20,000, after which 60% of the distinction between $20,000 and the requested quantity. Recipients ought to be notified this week.
Grant funds can cowl residence internet, hotspots, cellular-enabled devices, public Wi-Fi and mobile public Wi-Fi.
Husted stated the grants will join greater than 121,000 college students to high-speed web of their houses, and greater than 645,000 to public web and new cellular Wi-Fi areas.