first_imgStatewide — Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced the recipients of $61 million in grants designed to improve connectivity and increase devices available to students and teachers through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund.Applicants submitted plans that included: the purchase of student devices including Chromebooks and iPads;new or upgraded laptops, MacBooks, Chromebooks, and iPads for teachers;and mi-fi devices with corresponding subscription plans for families who lack reliable internet connectivity.Local school districts that received funding include:Decatur County Community Schools, Greensburg Community School Corporation, Rush County Schools, Good Shepherd Christian Academy, St. Mary’s School (Greensburg), St. Mary’s School (Rushville), and Five Star Technology Solutions received $420,030 as a group; Jennings County School Corporation, Indiana Public Broadcasting, and St. Mary’s School (2 Combined Applications) who received $1,622,400 as a group; Lawrenceburg Community School Corporation received $625,000; Milan Community School Corporation, Batesville Community School Corporation, Jac-Cen-Del Community School Corporation, South Ripley Community School Corporation, St. Louis Catholic School, and Oldenburg Academy who received $250,000 as a group; Ivy Tech Community College received $759,864; andIndiana University East received $304,071.last_img read more