Tag Archives: e-rate

The E-rate Program Today

A program that has already helped thousands of schools and how it can help your district. GUEST COLUMN | by John Harrington The federal E-rate program provides discounts on Internet access and Wi-Fi networks for K-12 schools and public libraries. … Continue reading

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Connecting with Funding

What’s happening and what’s ahead for 2017 E-rate. GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Cruzan E-rate has come a long way, and in the past four years funding has been restored for school and library connections. This year marks my 20th … Continue reading

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Trends | Digital Equity

While two decades of improved Internet access for schools has largely closed what remains of the ‘digital divide’ in schools – more recent mobile technologies have now opened wide a new ‘homework gap’ into which lower-income students too often fall. … Continue reading

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Trends | Restructured E-Rate Guide

Filled with expert analysis and insights, the newly released Guide to the E-Rate 2.0 provides program and market information to help education technology providers understand how the newly restructured e-rate program will impact school district capabilities and needs for technology and digital … Continue reading

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Laying the Groundwork

FCC’s E-Rate program closes the Wi-Fi gap and opens up digital learning environments. GUEST COLUMN | by Shane Buckley Over the next several years, the education industry will see a major shift. The implementation of new standards, the move to … Continue reading

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