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November 17, 2014

E-Rate Funding Would Rise Sharply Under FCC Plan

A proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would raise yearly funding for the E-rate program from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion.

November 17, 2014

E-Rate Funding Would Get Major Boost Under FCC Chair's Plan

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.

July 11, 2014

FCC Approves E-Rate Modernization Along Partisan Lines

The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.

July 08, 2014

Republican FCC Commissioner Objects to Draft Plans for E-Rate

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.

February 19, 2014

FCC Promises Rules Meant to Protect Open Internet for Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission vowed Wednesday to put forward rules to protect "net neutrality, though the commmision's two Republican members panned the proposal.

July 19, 2013

FCC Approves Process to Move Forward on E-Rate

The Federal Communications Commission has unanimously approved moving ahead with a rule-making process to make changes to the E-rate program.

July 16, 2013

FCC Official Calls for Schools to Chip In to Receive E-Rate Money

Federal Communications Commission member Ajit Pai says schools should be required to contribute one dollar for every three E-rate dollars they receive.

June 28, 2013

FCC Proposal to Modernize E-Rate Program Gathers Momentum

The acting chairperson of the Federal Communications Commission, Mignon Clyburn, has floated proposed changes to the E-rate program that mirror many of President Obama's objectives.

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