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Problems with the e-rate program GAO review of FCC management and oversight : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, March 16, 2005. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Telecommunication in education -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Federal aid to education -- United States.,
  • Waste in government spending -- United States.

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Other titlesProblems with the e rate program.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18227862M

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  History Of Problems. E-rate has long been criticized for inadequate safeguards against fraud and waste, and there have been several high-profile cases over the years involving service providers, E. E-Rate is a federal program that has distributed billions of dollars to schools to help cover phone services, Internet access, and now includes Wi-Fi equipment and maintenance. All non-profit schools with an endowment less than $50 million are eligible to receive E-rate funds. 20%% Reimbursement! Get this from a library! Problems with the e-rate program: GAO review of FCC management and oversight: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Ma [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Avoid E-Rate Problems / Audits On-Tech Consulting, Inc. October Presented by: Dan Riordan Page 5 of 11 equipment. The rules are clear: the E-Rate program covers only a percentage of the cost of any purchase, and districts must pay their share of any costs under the E-Rate Size: KB.

Get this from a library! Problems with the e-rate program: waste, fraud, and abuse concerns in the wiring of our nation's schools to the Internet: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session.. [United States.   E-rate Program Dogged By Concerns About Oversight Government regulators see ‘non-compliance’ among some Jewish schools but no fraud charges. By Julie Wiener,Hella Winston Febru , E-Rate Program – Discounted Telecommunications Services The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation created in to collect universal service contributions from telecommunications carriers and administer universal support mechanisms (programs) designed to help communities across the. E-Rate is the commonly used name for the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, which is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The program provides discounts to assist schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable .

  With Obama’s modernization of E-Rate in and the substantive changes to the program, E-Rate may be much more effective in its new form. Overall funding increased from $ to $ billion, Author: Joshua Bleiberg. in access to technology (e.g. E-rate program and IDAs). To identify children who did not already have home computers, we conducted an in-class survey at the beginning of the school year with all of the children attending one of the 15File Size: KB. Book Discussion Group Collections: Construction Grants: Coordinated Outreach Services: Delivery Service: E-Rate Program: Forms (staff only) Interlibrary Loan: Mailing Lists (staff only) Rotating and Professional Collections. The Education Program (E-Rate) has been introduced in to provide internet access to all schools and libraries in United States. It was administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) which is a private setup by FCE (Federal Communications Commission) and is funded by fees charged to telecommunication companies.