Recently, many public schools have sought E-Rate discounts to help tackle the burden of provide online learning services to students. However, E-rate applicants — from public schools to libraries — are not satisfied with the amount of funding they’ve received to provide vital online learning services to their students.
Funds for Learning, an E-rate online resource, just released survey results from E-rate applicants across the country gauging their satisfaction with the program. Gathered over two months, responses and the aggregate results will be forwarded to the FCC in hopes of increased funding and proactive e-rate policies.
Here are the key findings:
An alternative for school districts to consider, as well as parents, is live online speech therapy which has helped both public and charter schools reduce program costs and help students meet their IEP goals faster. One school district can testify to the results–learn more about the Medford School District here.
Source: EdTech Digest