The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.
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July 11, 2014
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.
April 24, 2014
New proposed rules by Federal Communication Chairman Tom Wheeler could give some companies access to speedier Internet service, which might leave schools in a slower zone.
March 18, 2014
Federal Communications Commmission Chairman Tom Wheeler tells state education leaders that the agency needs to redirect E-rate money away from "nice-to-have" technology and into "must-have" services.
March 17, 2014
Funding critical improvements in school broadband requires a "walking away" from costly E-rate subsidies for outmoded technologies, Tom Wheeler tells the Council of Chief State School Officers.
February 19, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission vowed Wednesday to put forward rules to protect "net neutrality, though the commmision's two Republican members panned the proposal.
February 05, 2014
In a speech to technology advocates, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined plans for improving the E-rate program and putting greater emphasis on high-speed broadband.