Grants Geared Toward eLearning

March 9th, 2017

By Dan McGowan | Inside INdiana Business

Thirty-two Indiana school districts will receive funding this year through the state's Digital Learning Grant program. The Indiana Department of Education Office of eLearning says the grants total more than $2.3 million. The amount awarded to each district ranges from $35,000 to $75,000.

The funding will be used for professional development, content and expectation development, parent and student communication efforts and device purchases. Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick says "this was a competitive selection process and I congratulate these school districts. I am confident they will use these dollars wisely, making a significant impact on learning for all students."

The schools receiving the funding are:

  • Barr-Reeve Community School
  • Batesville Community School Corporation
  • Brown County Schools
  • CSC of Southern Hancock County
  • Delaware Community School Corporation
  • East Allen County Schools
  • East Washington School Corporation
  • Elkhart Community School
  • Eminence Community Schools
  • Fayette County School Corporation
  • Jennings County School Corporation
  • La Porte Community School Corporation
  • Loogootee Community Schools
  • Maconaquah School Corporation
  • MSD of Decatur Township
  • MSD of Mt. Vernon
  • MSD of Steuben County
  • Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation
  • Northwest Allen County Schools
  • Portage Township Schools
  • Richland Bean-Blossom CSC
  • Salem Community Schools
  • Scott County School District 1
  • South Vermillion Community Schools
  • Southwest Dubois County Schools
  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools
  • Switzerland County School Corp
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation
  • Tipton Community Schools
  • Warsaw Community Schools
  • Wawasee Community School Corporation
  • Yorktown Community Schools

Grant applications came in from 64 districts this year.