The ins and outs of the federal E-rate program are enough to set even the steadiest of heads spinning. Now a consulting firm that works with clients on E-rate compliance issues has launched a blog that will tackle the complexities of the program, which provides financial support for telecommunications in schools and libraries.
Funds for Learning, LLC, based in Edmond, Okla., will tap experts in the field to explain details of the program, provide policy analysis, and offer tips. The Funds for Learning blog will also invite guest posts from E-rate administrators.
The new FFL resource is not alone though. There are already a number of Web sites and blogs aimed at demystifying the E-rate regs, including those maintained by state agencies. And library groups, like, with its bent toward public libraries, are all over it.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Digital Education blog.