Tag Archives: Funds for Learning

Bringing Up the Bandwidth

ConnectED initiative aims high, but there’s more to consider. GUEST COLUMN | by John Harrington President Obama has called for high speed digital connections to our schools and libraries, “ensuring that 99 percent of American students can benefit” from advances … Continue reading

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Survey Says: Funds For Learning

GUEST COLUMN | by Lori Fadok In the spring of 2012, Funds For Learning conducted a nationwide survey of E-rate applicants, seeking stakeholder views on the state of E-rate and their opinions on technology priorities amidst increasing demand for program … Continue reading

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Trends | E-Rate Survey Results Are In

Results from a national survey of e-rate applicants indicate a continued reliance on e-rate funding, particularly for broadband connectivity. Funds for Learning, an e-rate compliance firm, released survey results in 2008-09; recent results released were a follow-up to the earlier … Continue reading

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A Brief History in Digital Literacy

GUEST COLUMN | by Brian Stephens Do you remember bulletin board systems? If you don’t, that’s okay – it’s a pretty computer-geekish thing to remember. BBSes were ad-hoc computer networks – primitive by today’s standards – that existed in the … Continue reading

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Trends | E-rate Applicant Demand Exceeds $5 Billion

Looking for a discount on certain communications services for your school? You’re not alone. Requests for discounts have increased for the fourth straight year as schools and libraries nationwide asked for more than $5 Billion in E-rate funds for Funding … Continue reading

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