The North Carolina School Connectivity Initiative - The Governor's
E-Rate, or the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, ... Carolina School Connectivity Initiative brought greatly improved capacity and reliability to data ..... Making these connections on the ground was a critical .... a reality, the districts had to rethink their access policies and sought to improve their.
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Future Ready Schools: Building Technology Infrastructure - Office of
E-Rate Funding for Internet Connectivity .... infrastructure that will make connectivity a reality for every teacher and student in every .... Before making decisions.
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the e-rate in america: a tale of four cities - CCT - EDC
Feb 8, 1996 ... The E-Rate—the federal program that offers schools and libraries a subsidized .... cations Act of 1996, policymakers cited several justifications for making such a substantial investment in bringing .... encourage NII connectivity through schools and libraries. ... used to realize those dreams into reality. Access ...
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E-Rate Policy Brief - Digital Learning Now
The program has helped provide basic connectivity, but has also ... In reality, the process and paperwork is much more complex, with applicants facing hundreds of pages of ... 97 percent of schools are connected to the Internet, many due to E- rate support. ... USAC periodically releases a Notice of Proposed Rule Making.
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CoSN's 2nd Annual E-rate and Infrastructure Survey 2014
about E-rate, broadband, and infrastructure in school systems across the country. Since this ... increasing robust Internet connectivity in school districts. • Funding ... over slower technologies (T-1, copper, DSL, Satellite, or Microwave), making it nearly ... This survey data highlights the harsh reality that we are failing to deliver.
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Download the Brochure - Help Shape a Smarter E-rate
with dial-up speeds of the past: The typical K-12 public school has the same Internet access ... The first step in making ConnectED a reality ... E-rate solved America's access challenge. ... a fiber connection doesn't change — whether it delivers.
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SHLB E-rate Comments
Sep 15, 2014 ... 1 Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries, WC Docket No. ... July Report and Order, such as making “managed” Wi-Fi services eligible for E- rate support3 and allowing ... broadband connectivity.6 The FCC's staff analysis shows that, ..... Unfortunately, the reality we face today is that as.
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E-rate: 10 Years of Connecting Kids and Community
report examines how E-Rate supported connectivity will continue to ... learning Thanks to the E-Rate, overall public school ..... became a reality Still, that initial network was quite slow, ..... and processing digital pictures and making investments.
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comments - NEA
Sep 15, 2014 ... Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries Report and Order and Further ... broadband connectivity and sufficient capacity that can support multi- user .... decision-making and leaves beneficiaries in a tough position – as they ... reality, should the Commission continue to promote equality over ...
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comments (pdf) - American Library Association
Sep 15, 2014 ... Determine the Future Funding Needs of the E-rate Program Through a .... that “[T] he promise of robust Wi-Fi will only become a reality if schools and libraries have ... a 3 Mbps connection, a fully updated Wi-Fi network will still not ..... consortia participation by making the process more complex, not less so.
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Contents - E-Rate Central
State E‐rate Coordinators' Alliance Initial Comments (September 16, 2013) ..... The reality is that approximately eight (8) out of every ten (10) ... are insufficient to meet connectivity needs of schools and libraries, we also seek ..... It is impossible to discuss making any changes to the program without emphasizing the.
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I. Introduction - E-Rate Central
Mar 6, 2014 ... Broadband connectivity to schools and library buildings, and universal connectivity and ... making these changes quickly, we believe that more Priority 2 ... Given the reality that resources are limited and must be used as.
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State Digital Learning Exemplars - SETDA
teaching and learning, and helps inform policy-making. ... needs assessment of how schools and districts in the state can transition to digital learning to ..... Digital Promise explains, “for the promise of learning technology to truly become reality ... The Federal Communications Commission's E-Rate program promotes the ...
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Dissenting Statement of Commissioner Ajit Pai - Federal
Jul 1, 2014 ... Modernizing the E-Rate Program for Schools and Libraries, WC Docket No. 13- 184. ... 1 And yet the rhetoric doesn't match the reality.
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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Strategic Plan 2015
Making Networks Work for Everyone – Because broadband networks are ..... Strategic Objective 3.3: Ensure that all schools and libraries have affordable ... Only about half of the E-rate's funds today go for broadband connectivity, and ... The FCC is undertaking a rulemaking to address and correct this reality, with a focus on.
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Wireless Infrastructure Plan - North Carolina Digital Learning Plan
Background on School Connectivity Initiative. ERate. History of ERate in North Carolina ..... reality, each of these components use different technologies, and is .... funds and filed by DPI as part of the NCREN connection, thus making the ...
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M - Arkansas Department of Education
Jan 14, 2016 ... The 19-member board oversees the E-Rate program, which is a federal program that assists school districts with affordable communications connectivity such as the Internet. ... of Education and the Department of Information Services in making high- speed broadband a reality for districts across the state.
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Is E-rate Worth the Fraud? - BYU Law Digital Commons - Brigham
Feb 8, 1996 ... known as E-Rate, is a means by which schools and libraries can gain financial support for .... schools, which was not the reality. !d. 22. Julia Malone .... year of E- Rate, Internet connectivity in all American public schools rose ... These examples demonstrate that E-Rate is making a difference. Sam. Simon, the ...
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Washington County Public Schools Digital Learning Plan
Dec 1, 2015 ... District Pledge with a commitment to making WCPS Future Ready. The end goal of ... maintain the infrastructure that will make connectivity a reality for every teacher and student in ..... filtered in order to be in with E-rate.” ...
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Get The Press Release - Native Public Media
Feb 11, 2016 ... Country, a university tribal think-tank, a tribally operated school, and ... influencing others, combining assets, exploring new ideas and making bold recommendations to bring our inclusion within the digital sphere a reality,” said Susan Feller, ... well practical knowledge of the E-rate program and regional ...
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