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Malheur County schools ready for summer classes as state money flows in

Clarissa Helliwell, who has taught in dual language programs in Ontario and Nyssa, will teach with OSD Outdoors this summer. (The Enterprise/Liliana Frankel)

ONTARIO – More local students than usual will be going to school this summer, taking advantage of expanded programs that districts are offering to help students catch up from a rough year of schooling.

School districts are getting unprecedented funding for the expanded teaching - done largely face-to-face with Covid limits still in place.

The grants from the state represent 75% of the Summer Learning Programs’ funding, with 25% then being matched by local school districts. The amounts the districts will receive from the state are displayed in the table below. 

This chart shows the amounts awarded to each district for each program . . .