January 24, 2018


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.

January 9, 2018


E-rate Application Filing Window Opens January 11

The E-rate application filing window has been announced! Schools have from January 11 until March 22, 2018, to submit their FCC Form 471 applications. Here’s what you need to know.

November 17, 2017


Putting E-rate Funding to Work: A Peek at One Oklahoma School’s Transformation

In rural Howe, Okla., E-rate has helped fund a revitalized network infrastructure to enable the integration of technology into teaching and learning at all grade levels.

November 16, 2017


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 […]

October 31, 2017


With E-rate, It’s Sometimes Helpful to Go Back to the Basics

Since 1997, E-rate has evolved to respond to a world of limitless digital content and opportunities for personalized learning. In fact, E-rate has affected millions of students across the country.

October 18, 2017


The Time Is Now—Capture Your Share of E-rate Funding

A new eSchool News special report describes how K-12 schools and libraries can use E-rate to help build a network infrastructure that will position them for ed-tech success.

October 12, 2017


Cisco, E-rate, and the Digital Journey in K-12

New and emerging technologies are fueling exciting innovation in education, and students are embracing new ways of learning. Funding support from the E-rate program helps make technology investments more affordable.

June 30, 2017


Déjà vu: Cyber Criminals Launch New Ransomware Attack

Cyber criminals are making headlines again with a new ransomware exploit called Nyetya. Is your school, college, or university protected?

February 28, 2017


Take Education from the Dark Ages to the Digital Age with Cisco DNA

I went to school in the Dark Ages. Alright, that may be a little melodramatic. It was San Francisco public schools in the 80’s and 90’s: we barely had enough musty, old textbooks to distribute to each student, school computers were used solely for Oregon Trail, and my teachers used noisy overhead projectors with dry-erase […]