Changes to E-Rate funding rules mean that more schools are eligible than ever before. Find out how your school can get a piece of the $3.9 billion pie.
School started last week up here in Santa Clarita, and now that classrooms are once again filled with students and teachers, it's time for school and network administrators to develop their EdTech budgets for the next academic year.
And that can be a challenge: Government mandates like CIPA, FERPA and Common Core are driving campuses to upgrade their network infrastructure. Fortunately, there are programs that can provide funding for these improvements. One of the biggest is E-Rate, which was authorized by the FCC to help bring affordable, universal broadband to K-12 schools and libraries throughout the country.