Funds For Learning has submitted comments on Public Notice DA 10-1248, seeking comment on proposed changes to the Forms 470 and 471. Funds For Learning's comments on the NPRM can be viewed here. Proposed changes by the FCC to the Forms included: • Eliminating questions that are no longer useful; • Limiting data collection to information that is not already available through other USAC forms or review processes; • Requiring information about the current number of broadband connections and their speeds; • Requiring the Item 21 attachment be filed within the filing window; • Gathering specific information about the type of entity filling out the forms and/or applying for E-rate funding; and • Updating to reflect changes in program rules and citations. For up-to-date news, analysis and commentary on the E-rate program, subscribe to the FFL RSS feed or follow us on Twitter.