FCC misses E-rate deadline for school, library Internet upgrades


The Federal Communications Commission won't be ready to get schools money for wireless and Internet upgrades by Sept. 1. Instead, the agency has created a new deadline of Sept. 24.

As E-Rate deadline looms, what’s next for schools?


The application window to file E-Rate applications closes Thursday night, and schools should now prepare their Internet invoices to show officials to receive the funds.

Schools scramble to file E-Rate applications before April deadline


The Federal Communications Commission has received just 20,860 applications so far, compared to roughly 48,000 applications last year. But experts say schools officials are still wading through paperwork to receive the cash.