Support a smarter E-Rate

While the E-rate program was enormously successful in bringing basic telephone and broadband to schools and classrooms, the connectivity provided is no longer sufficient.

Select Members of Congress in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission

The E-rate of yesterday…needs to be updated to support today’s Gigabit fiber and Wi-Fi connectivity. Modernizing E-rate is critical for our students and teachers.

Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission

Investing in high-speed broadband infrastructure and wireless network upgrades for schools and libraries is an educational necessity and an economic imperative for our country.

Meg Whitman, President and CEO, Hewlett-Packard Company

By modernizing the successful E-rate program, we can give students access to modern tools today so they can succeed tomorrow.

George Lucas, Founder and Chairman of The George Lucas Educational Foundation
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