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Telecommunications Discounts for Schools and Libraries [electronic resource] : The "E-Rate" Program and Controversies.

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 2002.
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Government document
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1 online resource (18 pages) : digital, PDF file
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Subjects:
Administrative agencies -- Reorganization.
Education, Secondary.
Educational technology.
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Summary:
Discusses issues and controversies involved in FCC program to provide universal access to the Internet and other telecommunication services for educational purposes at schools and libraries at discounted rates under the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Explains the administrative structure of the "e-rate" program and recent restructuring of the Schools and Libraries Corporation into the new Schools and Libraries Division of the Universal Service Administrative Company, a nonprofit entity. Examines e-rate program funding issues and restructuring and funding alternatives, eligible services and application integrity, program status, and Congressional activity in the 106th and 107th Congresses.
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CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed July 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Telecommunications Discounts for Schools and Libraries
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