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Shelby County schools receiving GEER funding

Two Shelby County schools are among the recipients of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund.

Shelbyville Central Schools will receive $166,560 while Shelby Eastern Schools will receive $30,000 from the fund, which is designed to improve connectivity and increase device availability for both students and teachers, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced in a press release.

“Indiana’s students, parents and teachers have worked hard to adapt to the challenges COVID-19 has brought to education,” Holcomb said in the release. “These emergency funds will enable Hoosier students to be more successful with remote learning. Some families will now worry less about internet connectivity, more students will have access to the technology needed at home, and more educators will have the necessar