The overall funding cap for the E-rate would rise from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion a year, under a plan put forward by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
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November 17, 2014
November 14, 2014
The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."
October 17, 2014
Just 9 percent of districts report having adequate bandwidth to support digital learning and assessments, according to a new survey.
August 15, 2014
Arkansas officials now believe they can meet national school-connectivity goals by reprogramming existing funds and better leveraging federal E-rate dollars.
July 23, 2014
The American Library Association's 2014 Digital Inclusion Survey finds overall improvements in library connectivity, technology, and programming nationwide.
July 15, 2014
The Montgomery County Public Schools will purchase 40,000 digital devices for students for the coming school year.
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.
July 10, 2014
Rural school advocates have questioned whether they will lose money as part of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to change the E-rate, which the commission will consider on July 11.
July 08, 2014
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, accuses the Democratic majority on the commission of having "rejected almost every suggestion" he's made on a draft E-rate policy.
July 03, 2014
In an interview with Education Week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler vows to defend schools' access to a free and open Internet.