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E-Rate Filing Window Open; New Resources Available

By Benjamin Herold — February 03, 2015 1 min read
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Schools and libraries hoping to tap into the expanded pool of E-rate money now available for broadband and Wi-Fi equipment and services can now submit their applications.

The filing window for the federal program, which is overseen by the Federal Communications Commission and administered by the Universal Service Administrative Co., opened Jan. 14. It closes March 26.

Among the resources USAC has made available are an online “learning library,” and an online landing page curating a variety of resources explaining the FCC’s efforts to bring the E-rate up to date.

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A version of this article appeared in the February 04, 2015 edition of Education Week as E-Rate Filing Window Open; New Resources Available

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