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Recommendations submitted by the Alliance for Excellent Education to the FCC regarding the proposal to expand broadband access to low-income households through the modernization of the Lifeline program. Download the recommendations.
Nearly 200 school district superintendents signed a letter organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission urging the FCC to modernize the Lifeline program to provide broadband service for low-income households. Download the letter.
Seminole Schools Chief Walt Griffin sings the praises of equal Internet access in opinion piece for Orlando Sentinel. The FCC is considering a proposal to modernize the federal Lifeline program to include access to broadband for low-income families. Currently, Lifeline provides a discount on monthly telephone service to eligible low-income households, but it does not provide support for broadband access. Read the Article.