E-Rate is a program through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that allows schools and libraries to receive discounts on connectivity such as telecommunications and internet access. By funding discounts on connectivity, E-Rate allows schools and libraries to keep pace with constantly evolving technology.
Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
Libraries receiving E-Rate discounts on Internet Access and Category 2 must be compliant with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)...
Helpful Resources, E-Rate Timelines & Training Materials
Broadband planning guides