NHMC Joins Comments to the FCC Over E-Rate program

FCC, the E-Rate program, also known as the Schools and Libraries program, ‘makes telecommunications and information services more affordable for schools and libraries in America. Mandated by Congress in 1996 and implemented by the FCC in 1997, the E-rate provides discounted telecommunications, Internet access, and internal connections to eligible schools and libraries…’ The comments were submitted in response to petitions filed that the public interest groups believe the FCC should grant. These petitions propose projects that would be of an educational value for low-income students. The FCC should clarify E-rate rules for the programs to benefit students. To read the comments, click here.]]>

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