11-20-2012 Organization of the Board with Oath and Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #59


Title
E-Rate Funding Year 16 (2013-2014) Request for Services

Discussion

Brevard Public Schools will be applying for priority one Internet and Telecommunications discounts for E-Rate Funding Year 16.  The E-Rate funding year is from July 01, 2013 - June 30, 2014.   The application submission deadline not currently announced is estimated to March 19, 2013.

 

District-wide eligible service discounts are estimated to be 63% or about $1,100,000.  Actual discount eligibility percentage will be calculated at the time of application and weighted against the State‚Äôs official free and reduced lunch data.  Board Resolution for those services approved by the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) will be requested after application review and funding approvals which typically occurs in the June time frame.



Recommendation

Approve application submittal of E-Rate funding discount requests for Funding Year 16 (2013-2014).



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 11/20/2012
Consent after Information12/11/2012

Authority for Action
FS 1001.42

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Gino Butto, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Technology

Thomas Fitzgerald, District Network Engineer, Technology Coordinator, Educational Technology