Tag: E-rate program


Will the FCC reevaluate E-rate’s role in school cybersecurity protections?

December 13, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Matsui’s plea to the FCC comes after the U.S. Government Accountability Office recently pointed out a lack of federal agency cooperation on K-12 cybersecurity. The watchdog agency in October wrote that the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of […]

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3 ways the E-rate program helps level up learning

October 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The federal E-rate program continues to provide expanded access to technology, including edtech tools, digital learning resources, and high-speed internet access, to schools, according to an annual report that takes stock of the program’s progress. The findings come from E-rate […]

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Should the FCC expand E-rate coverage to include cybersecurity?

September 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The CoSN report points out that though the E-rate program was designed to help defray the costs schools incur connecting students to the internet, the internet is now an essential communication tool for schools, businesses and homes. Meanwhile, the number […]