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FCC Releases Further CIPA Guidance11/14/2012
The Public Notice is structured as a Frequently Asked Questions document, which addresses the following questions:
What should schools include in their Internet safety policies, and what documents should schools retain to demonstrate compliance with the requirement to educate minors about appropriate online behavior?
Are schools receiving E-rate discounts for Internet access and/or internal connections required to provide education about appropriate online behavior to their students every year?
Do schools need to ensure the education of every student in order to be able to certify they are educating minors about appropriate online behavior?
The Commission noted that they have declined to detail specific procedures or curriculum for schools to use in educating students about appropriate online behavior, finding that these are determinations better made by the local school authorities implementing these educational plans.
Funding Year 2013 Form 471 Filing Window Dates Announce...
USAC has announced the opening and closing dates for the Funding Year 2013 filing window. The window will open at noon EST on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 and close at 11:59pm EDT on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Applicants will have 93 days to file...11/13/2012
USAC Releases Quarterly Report
On November 2, 2012, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) released their quarterly report for the first quarter of 2013. In the report, USAC asserts that they have "...a foundation of processes, systems, [and] procedures" to...11/5/2012