Bulletins

Issued: 9/28/2004

The FCC has determined that the public interest will be served if it delays enforcement of the recently adopted Red Light Rule from October 1, 2004 to November 1, 2004.

Issued: 9/28/2004

Applicants and members of the public can now view the SLD’s pilot Eligible Products Database.

Issued: 9/18/2004

The following comments are submitted in response to the Proposed Fourth Quarter 2004 Universal Service Contribution Factor (DA 04-2976) released by the Wireline Competition Bureau (“Bureau”) on September 16, 2004.

Issued: 9/15/2004

Sign up for school lunch and a win a trip to Hawaii? That's what the Department of Education is dangling in front of parents in exchange for getting their lunch forms in promptly.

Issued: 8/19/2004

USAC has been directed by the FCC to move to government accounting standards by October 1, 2004, and this has raised potential budget authority issues that may impact USAC.

Issued: 8/13/2004

By the Commission: Chairman Powell, and Commissioners Abernathy, Copps, and Adelstein issuing separate statements; Commissioner Martin approving in part, dissenting in part, and issuing a statement.

Issued: 8/13/2004

To promote greater transparency to what is eligible for support under the schools and libraries support mechanism, on December 23, 2003 the Commission adopted a rule which formalizes the process for updating the eligible services list, beginning with Funding Year 2005.

Issued: 6/18/2004

The federal government is demanding the return of $5.7 million in grant money that Kentucky school districts already have spent on computer equipment.

Issued: 6/17/2004

How remote is the little Arizona town of Whiteriver? As locals like to say, its 35 miles from a Circle K. Smack in the middle of the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation, more than four hours from any major city, Whiteriver is pretty isolated. But the local schools are as wired as they come, thanks to generous federal grants that knocked 90 percent off the price of hardware.

Issued: 6/9/2004

Washington, DC, Jun. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. E-Rate program to connect schools to the Internet is riddled with waste, mismanagement and fraud, USA Today reported Wednesday.