09/09/2014 2 Comments
With school back in session, K-12 district IT staff are busy supporting day-to-day instructional needs, providing the equipment and services needed to teach. At the same time, it is never too early to think about needs and budgets for next school year, especially when the technological landscape is evolving daily. Having built scores of fiber networks for school districts under the FCC E-Rate initiative, we follow changes and modifications to the program very closely.
With the release of its E-Rate Modernization Order on August 12th, the FCC introduced new goals for the program, many of which are timely in light of the ConnectED and SETDA initiatives. Specific policy changes support the following objectives. Read more of this post