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    • TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
    • Technology in Education
      • Agenda:
      • E-Rate
      • Lubbock ISD Instructional Technology Implementation Plan
    • E-Rate
      • The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund is most commonly known as “E-Rate”
      • E-Rate was authorized as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
    • E-Rate
      • E-Rate is a program that provides discounts to schools and libraries in the United States for attaining telecommunications and internet access.
    • E-Rate
      • E-Rate is a program that is available “for all public and non-profit elementary and secondary school classrooms, health care providers and libraries.”
      Telecommunications Act of 1996, S. 652, 104th Cong., 2nd Sess. (1996) (Section 254(h) (2)(A))
    • E-Rate
      • There is around $2.25 billion dollars each year that eligible schools and school districts can apply for.
      • Funding is requested under four categories of service: telecommunications services, Internet access, internal connections, and basic maintenance of internal connections.
    • E-Rate
      • Discounts of 20% - 90% can be received for these services but that is dependant upon the “level of poverty and the urban/rural status of the population served.”
      Telecommunications Act of 1996, S. 652, 104th Cong., 2nd Sess. (1996) (Section 254(h) (2)(A))
    • References to learn more about E-Rate
      • U.S Department of Education
      • http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oii/nonpublic/erate.htm l
      • Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
      • http://www.usac.org/fund-administration/about/how-universal-service-fund-works.aspx
      • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
      • http://www.fcc.gov.learnne t
    • Lubbock ISD’s Instructional Technology Implementation Plan
    • Instructional Technology Mission Statement
      • Instructional technology, in the hands of a skilled educator, becomes a powerful tool to help students learn. It is our mission to provide opportunities and resources to develop those skills that will prepare students for their future and not our past.
    • Instructional Technology Goals
      • Classroom Technology: Short-throw projector, sound system, document camera,  and laser printer will be available to all classroom teachers.
      • Wireless Internet capability at every 
      • school
      • Individual Student Computers
      • Individual Staff Computers
      • Electrical and Infrastructure upgrades to 
      • accommodate new technologies
    • References
      • Lubbock ISD Instructional Technology. (2011, March 6 th ) . Retrieved from http://technology.lubbockisd.org/modules/groups/integrated_home.phtml?gid=653279&sessionid=1f100e0ef98f5211194a7d03c5eae821
      • Lubbock ISD 2020 Bond Election. (2011, March 6 th ). Retrieved from http://2010bond.lubbockisd.org/modules/locker/files/get_group_file.phtml?fid=7504858&gid=1903336&sessionid=93cbc38fbe43f5d189db76fa7763b3fc