A large majority of E-rate applicants (87 percent) said the federally funded program is vital to their internet connectivity goals, according to an annual survey that tracks program applicants' perspectives on the program.
In the midst of leadership changes in the White House and the FCC, as well as education budget cuts, ed-tech stakeholders have raised questions regarding the promise of the E-rate program to deliver safe and proper broadband connections to students in the U.S.
According to initial feedback from Funds For Learning's annual E-rate applicant survey, E-rate recipients continue to rely on E-rate funding to provide connectivity for schools and...
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