Add Creative Financing to Your Budget Strategy
Thanks for following our 2017 E-rate and funding blog series. Did you get your Form 470 posted? Today is the last date applicants can file a Funding Year 2017 Form 470 while still allowing the required 28 days for competitive bidding. If you missed this important deadline, or if E-rate is not going to cover […]
Cisco + E-rate Brings Digital Learning to Life
Socorro Independent School District in El Paso, Texas had a big challenge. They were looking to create an academy focused on specialized student learning, as well as creating a 1:1 learning network for their incoming freshman students. Despite being near the border of Mexico and serving a number of low-income families and at-risk students, they […]
Don’t Wait, Apply for E-rate by April 13th
In case you missed the news, the 2017 E-rate filing window opened on Monday, February 27th and it will close on May 11th. This means that applicant Form 470s must be posted by April 13th in order to allow the minimum 28-day competitive bidding process. If E-rate is new to you, or if you need […]
The E-Rate Deadline is Extended!
Good news: the E-rate filing window has been extended!
Cross the E-Rate Finish Line With Meraki
E-Rate season is winding down, but it’s not over just yet! We want to take some time to remind our K-12 readers about the education-specific resources Meraki has to offer.
E-rate Modernization: It Just Goes to Show…
…what we can do as a nation to solve what appear to be some of the most insurmountable problems in the world, such as access to the Internet for students in schools across the county. Astoundingly, 68% of all school districts (73% of rural districts) say that not a single school in their district can […]
Transform the Way Your School Collaborates with New Service Models
After more than 15 years of working in the telecommunications and IT industries, I’ve seen firsthand how people use technology to make a difference and change lives. While there are innovative uses of technology across all industries, nothing continues to impress me more than how collaboration technologies are reinventing education. As we’ve seen time and […]