The state of the federal E-Rate program is mostly strong, with some areas of concern, according to a new report from Funds for Learning.
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December 12, 2017
September 26, 2017
The E-Rate provided billions of dollars for "category two" requests from schools and libraries. The FCC wants to know how the program is working.
August 08, 2017
The move, which would take effect in 2018, comes in the wake of a recommendation by the federal Government Accountability Office.
June 29, 2017
If confirmed by the Senate, Republican Brendan Carr and Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel would bring the Federal Communications Commission back to full strength.
June 27, 2017
A full-court press is on at ISTE 2017 to get educators to write their legislators about lagging federal funding for schools.
May 17, 2017
About 100 mostly rural districts planning to use federal dollars to build new fiber-optic networks are now in limbo, causing uncertainty about the E-Rate program.
April 19, 2017
An online application portal has "serious flaws" and is over budget, harming schools and libraries seeking funds for telecommunications services, said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
April 17, 2017
Personalized learning can bring more courses and instructional experiences to rural communities, but internet access remains a barrier, according to a new guidebook from the Future Ready Schools project.
April 05, 2017
Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler blasted his Republican successor, accusing him of using "smokescreens" and "double speak" on key issues affecting K-12 schools.
February 08, 2017
The FCC rescinded a report showing its own program has helped spur falling bandwidth prices and new access to high-speed broadband for schools and libraries.