E-Rate Requests Down for FY 2015

From Electronic Education Report, May 22,2015

The demand for E-Rate funding for the year running July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2106 is $3.92 billion, down almost $900 million from fiscal year 2014. That estimate came in May from the Universal Service Administrative Co., the administrative arm of the Federal Communications Commission, which oversees E-Rate.

Early indications are that the FCC will be able to fully fund, or come close to fully funding, the 48,404 applications filed for fiscal 2015. ...