Local school systems get money for computer networking

Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 23, 2008

Local systems get networking money
Local school systems are among 17 school districts across the state that are receiving money from the N.C. School Connectivity Initiative this year.
The funds are part of a statewide two-year allocation of $22 million to connect schools to the N.C. Research and Education network. This statewide broadband links schools to the University of North Carolina and N.C. Community College systems so students can have access to virtual classes and online programs.
The Rowan-Salisbury School System is receiving almost $215,000. Kannapolis City Schools are receiving almost $23,000. Cabarrus County Schools are receiving a little more than $198,000.