online learning

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school district says it will begin deploying school buses Wednesday to provide Wi-Fi hot spots to students in need of internet access. 

News outlets report Montgomery Public Schools plans to park six buses around town for students to get connected while learning remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Most of the hot spots were expected to be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has directed public schools to finish the year academic year through distance learning as the state tries to slow the spread of coronavirus. 

Alabama Superintendent of Education Eric Mackey said Thursday that the state is developing plans for how the distance learning would work. The governor said schools will use alternate instruction such as online lessons or take-home packets.