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SETDA Announces New E-Rate Training Series: Ask the State Experts

Sessions for education leaders to help implement the federal E-Rate program Washington, DC (October 6, 2020) – The federal E-Rate program includes a multilayered application and implementation process. In order to serve education leaders, SETDA is launching an E-Rate Training … Continue reading

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Group of 12 Senators Urge FCC to Protect E-Rate Program

Contact: Maria McElwain (Blumenthal)  (202) 224-6452 Giselle Barry (Markey)  (202) 224-2742 March 7, 2017 BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY LEAD GROUP OF 12 SENATORS IN URGING FCC TO PROTECT E-RATE PROGRAM E-Rate Program helps ensure neediest schools and libraries have affordable Internet … Continue reading

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Governor Hassan visits Ellis School to Celebrate Increased Connectivity

The Ellis School in Fremont opened this morning with a celebration of connectivity.  The school recently enlisted the help of the New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative to work towards increasing broadband to students in the school.  NHSCI has partnered with … Continue reading

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Common Sense and SETDA Join Forces to Help Finish The Job of Connecting Every U.S. Classroom and Library to High-Speed Internet

For Immediate Release Common Sense and SETDA Join Forces to Help Finish The Job of  Connecting Every U.S. Classroom and Library to High-Speed Internet Ahead of Next Week’s SETDA Conference, They Unveil New Toolkit to Help States and Schools Apply … Continue reading

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Guide to Federal Funding of Broadband Projects

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s BroadbandUSA initiative released a guide to key federal programs that offer funding for broadband-related projects. NTIA intends this guide to answer questions from communities on how to access federal funding to support broadband planning, … Continue reading

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FCC E-Rate Program Announces Carry-Forward of Unused Service Funds for 2015

Pursuant to section 54.709(a)(3) of the Commission’s rules, on January 30, 2015, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) submitted projections of demand and administrative expenses for the federal universal service fund for the second quarter of 2015. According to USAC’s … Continue reading

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FCC Raises E-Rate Cap Despite Opposition

Their mission was the same: Help all students learn by providing them greater access to broadband in schools and libraries. But members of the Federal Communications Commission sharply disagreed about how to carry out that mission. The three Democrat commissioners … Continue reading

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What the Techies Say About E-rate Modernization

Anyone who is familiar with the E-rate program has hopefully stayed on top of the modernization efforts and countless opinions, informational Webinars, and meetings with E-rate consultants concerning the changes. E-rate works in the past, present, and future, and we … Continue reading

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FCC Votes to Invest in Increasing School Broadband Capacity

“The greatest responsibility, the greatest moral responsibility that any generation has is the preparation of the next generation.” Tom Wheeler, FCC Chair This order takes additional steps to ensure high-speed broadband connectivity to schools and libraries, particularly schools and libraries … Continue reading

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Useful Papers and Reports from the Center for Digital Education

The Center for Digital Education has several papers and reports that may be of interest to you.  Here are just a few that are a recommended read. What’s New with E-rate and How to Make It Work for You  http://www.centerdigitaled.com/paper/What-s-New-with-E-rate-and-How-to-Make-It-Work-for-You.htmlContinue reading

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