The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

Wheeler had been a “champion” of net neutrality and E-rate reform, according to Education Week at least, but his replacement, Trump appointee Ajit Pai, seems poised to lead the agency with a very different set of priorities – and those priorities will likely shape in turn what happens to ed-tech under Trump. What can E-rate tell us about the relationship between politics and ed-tech? A History of E-rate Legislation.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Finally, somewhat for the sake of brevity, I have excluded consideration of the role of the E-rate (which is overseen by the Federal Communications Commission and not the U.S. FY 2003 $700,500,000. FY 2016 $0 (President Obama’s request: $200,000,000).

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

And now, the final weeks of 2016 revolve around what will happen after January 20, 2017. E-Rate has been, since the origin of the fund in 1996, the main way in which schools and libraries were supposedly guaranteed “reasonable rates” on telecommunications services. million in E-Rate rebates.). At the end of 2016, the most pressing question is not, as a recent Edsurge headline asked , “Who Thinks Tech Makes Learning More Fun?”