Alabama Community Colleges Ask for $95M in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Tech Improvements - Community College News Now
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Alabama Community Colleges Ask for $95M in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Tech Improvements



by Caroline Beck

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Community College System is asking Gov. Kay Ivey for over $95 million in coronavirus relief funds to improve its distance learning and technology capabilities in light of growing challenges created by the pandemic.

The ACCS is requesting around $95.8 million to improve remote instruction and learning, including developing a ACCSOnline Innovation Center with virtual and augmented reality studios for colleges to use for instructional purposes.

The ACCS includes 24 community colleges.

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