Per-student funding commitments for the first year of the eRate ranged from a high of $88.92 in Alaska to a low of $7.20 in New Hampshire, an analysis by the eRate consulting firm Funds For Learning (FFL) shows. The average amount committed per child in the 50 states and the District of Columbia was $30.39, while the median was $27.03.

Six other states and the District of Columbia topped $50 or more per child: Kentucky ($70.66), District of Columbia ($64.89), Alabama ($58.68), Georgia ($55.52), New Mexico ($51.69), New York ($51.10), and Oklahoma ($50.00). At the

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