E-Rate Program

September 20, 2018

EDUCATION

E-rate Do’s and Don’ts

In spite of what the calendar says, now is the true “new year.” School is back in session, and it’s time to think about edtech funding and getting E-rate right.

February 1, 2018

EDUCATION

E-rate Won’t Fund Your Entire Solution? Consider These Other Options

E-rate only funds certain technologies, and successful schools develop a comprehensive funding strategy, identifying matching funds, grants, and other programs to help make up the difference.

January 24, 2018

EDUCATION

The E-rate filing window is open! Here are our top 10 tips for success.

Have you begun the E-rate filing process? Schools have until March 22 to submit FCC Form 471 applications. These tips may take some of the guesswork out of the process.

November 16, 2017

EDUCATION

With E-rate Funding, Magic Happens at Ascend Public Charter Schools

Four sites with four separate networks. No VPN capabilities, no streamlined network management, and no IT budget. Limited wireless access, inhibiting student learning and staff collaboration. Only a five person IT team. Starting to sound like a nightmare? This was the reality for Ascend Public Charter Schools, located in Brooklyn. Emeka Ibekweh, Managing Director of […]

February 4, 2016

EDUCATION

Using E-Rate to lead a Digital Transformation in Education

For many businesses, technology has become an integral part of operations, transforming the way people learn, think, and do their jobs. With the right tools, K-12 school districts can experience these same transformational benefits. Digital transformation in education means using technology to create better access to educational experiences for students. That can be using mobile […]

September 5, 2013

EDUCATION

Connecting Every School in America To High – Speed broadband

In every school district in America today, educators are faced with a simple, yet critically important, question.  How do we obtain, implement, and integrate transformative technology into all of our schools and classrooms? Some districts have embraced technology and put mobile and collaborative devices in the hands of students.   In The Katy School District in […]