Governor David Ige has announced a fund of $8.1 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund for schools, colleges, and other educational entities. This fund will be used for 31 innovative programs. The projects will include STEM education, project-based learning opportunities, and leadership development programs.
Governor Ige said, “The COVID-19 pandemic is changing Hawaii, and every sector must reinvent itself for the post-COVID environment, including education. The GEER awardees represent a diverse array of programs that address unprecedented pandemic needs and support the dreams and aspirations of each student.”