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.
July 01, 2014
Today's FCC report shows how additional E-rate funding will affect students, schools, and libraries in all 50 states over the next five years.
June 30, 2014
Six groups representing rural school superintendents and practitioners are calling the Federal Communications Commission's plan to overhaul the E-rate program "a disappointment."
June 20, 2014
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released his proposal to modernize the E-rate program today, allocating $2 billion over the next two years to boost Wi-Fi in schools.
June 20, 2014
High-level efforts are underway to change an Arkansas state law that forbids K-12 schools from accessing a statewide broadband network serving colleges and universities.
June 18, 2014
Deadlines are looming for schools that want to take advantage of the $2 billion in corporate donations through President Obama's ConnectED initiative.
June 17, 2014
Federal officials' speed in reworking E-rate policy could determine whether as many as 10 million or as few as 4 million students benefit from improved Wi-Fi.