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Connersville, IN: $500 grant for sensory room

May 11, 2018, Connersville (IN) Examiner: Endowment helps buy non-budgeted classroom items http://www.newsexaminer.com/common/story.php?ID=45033 A fund started with money from soft drinks has provided more than $50,000 in assistance to Fayette County school teachers since 2001. To help teachers purchase materials not in the regular school budget, the late Coy Powell, former principal at Eastwood Elementary, set up an Education Endowment at the Fayette County Foundation. … This year’s grants include $511.04 for a large scanner for the Whitewater Career Center; $439.96 for robotics and coding at Fayette Central; and $500 for a sensory room at Eastview.