The Montgomery Advisor reports that by next spring, approximately 10,000 Alabama students will be participating in classes where they will see their teacher on a video screen instead of face-to-face. On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Bob Riley announced that 20 more schools will participate in the named "ACCESS" (Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators & Students Statewide). Currently, 24 schools already participate. Student participation in the program will jump from 4,500 to 10,000 with the additional school participation. ACCESS enables students to enroll in courses at other locations that are outfitted with the technology. School employees would serves as facilitators in...

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