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Ira Fishman, chief executive officer of the Schools and Libraries Corp. (SLC), told eSchool News on Aug. 13 that he'll be gone from the beleagured agency by the end of the month. The SLC currently administers the eRate, a federal program to help schools and libraries connect to the internet.

Fishman's announcement came shortly after educators staged a "Save the eRate" rally outside the Capitol and officials announced schools' long-awaited eRate payments would be delayed yet again--this time by audit procedures of Congress' General Accounting...

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