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Good Morning E-Rate Community,Per USAC’s News Brief released this past Friday, The FCC announced an inflation factor of 2.2% for FY2019.Based on the new factor, the rounded calculations for FY2019 Category Two budgets are: Schools = Number of students * $159.67 Libraries with an IMLS locale code of 11, 12, or 21 = Total square footage *...
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This is a reminder of the upcoming E-Rate filing dates/deadlines: February 26th – Extended invoice deadline for FY 2017 recurring services. February 27th – Last day to file a FY2019 Form 470 to meet the minimum 28-day posting requirement prior to the close of the Form 471 application window. March 27th – FY2019 Form 471...
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The Ohio Department of Education has released the October 2018 MR-81 document. To retrieve a copy, go to my website at www.ohio-k12.help/erate . It’s located under the “E-Rate Resources” table at the bottom of the page. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Sincerely, Lorrie Lorrie Germann State E-Rate Coordinator On...
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Please be aware of the following E-Rate application deadlines: 470 Application Filing Window closes Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:59pm EDT. 471 Application Filing Window closes Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 11:59pm EDT. Please be reminded of the following free E-Rate resources available to assist districts: Lorrie Germann, State E-Rate Coordinator: https://www.ohio-k12.help/erate/, lorrie.germann@education.ohio.gov, 740-253-1153 Eliza Straim, Education...
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Per the FCC Modernization Order, each school receives a Category 2 (C2) budget that may be used to provide broadband connectivity within the school. The FCC rules state that the C2 budgets are for 5-years, based on the first year that any school in the district was committed C2 funding. However, there is also language...
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