We have four discussion topics at this time…. FCC NPRM that proposes many major changes to e-rate. Continued commitment on the part of MDE to pay for district circuits The award of an infrastructure grant to Inline to build out fiber infrastructure in Mississippi.
Recommends the abolishment of the current E‐rate mandated technology planning requirement for all funding requests – priority one and priority two.
The form 470 should be abolished altogether or a simplified form 470 should be redesigned for the use and benefit of all applicants.
When codifying the general rule governing the competitive bidding requirement, specific examples of inappropriate or appropriate conduct should not be included.