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Lacey Trevino NEISD Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr., Middle School November 2010 E-Rate Assists NEISD The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund

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Lacey Trevino

NEISD

Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr., Middle School

November 2010

E-Rate Assists NEISDThe Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal

Service Fund

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Agenda

E- Rate information NEISD Technology Plan NEISD Technology Budget Summary Overview information

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E-Rate Information

How do we afford our multi- million dollar telecommunications and internet access?

The E-rate discount is based on the amount of students eligible for the National School Lunch Program.

Up to $2.25 billion is annually provided for schools that are eligible for the discount.

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E-Rate Information

Four service categories are funded so schools can have access to modern telecommunications and information services:

Telecommunications services Internet Access Internal connections other than basic maintenance Basic maintenance of internal connections

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E- Rate Information

In order to apply, school districts must complete these steps.

• Prepare a technology plan• Open the competitive process, form 470• Seek discounts on service, form 471• Confirm receipt of services, form 486• Invoice for service, forms 472 and 474

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NEISD Technology Plan

Developed to provide teachers and students with the skills needed to work in the 21st century.

Goals:

1. Improve academic achievement

2. Increase knowledgeable educators

3. Increase level of instruction

4. Increase student and teacher support

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NEISD Budget for Goals 2008 - 2011

3,109,3001,846,621.00 1,790,018.00

22,212,101.00

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5,000,000

10,000,000

15,000,000

20,000,000

25,000,000

Goal 1 Goal 2 Goal 3 Goal 4

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NEISD Technology Plan

Technology Finances

39.6% of NEISD students are economically disadvantaged. NEISD spends $1,092.79 on technology per student. The total cost for expenditures is $67,689,440.00

The NEISD Technology Plan can be found at http://www.neisd.net/techplan/NEISD%20ePlan%202008-2011.pdf

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Summary

E-Rate provides NEISD with a 60% discount on telecommunications and internet access.

We are eligible for this rate because 39.6% of our students are

economically disadvanted (free lunch).

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Want more information?

Use these links as resources:

U.S. Department of Educationhttp://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oii/nonpublic/erate.html

Universal Service Administrative Company

http://www.usac.org/sl/

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References

References

Middleton, R. (2008, April 15). North east ISD technology plan for e-rate year 11. Retrieved November 28, 2010, from http://www.neisd.net/techplan/NEISD%20ePlan%202008-2011.pdf

Universal Service Administrative Company.(1997-2010). Universal Service Administrative Company. Retrieved November 28, 2010, from http://www.usac.org/sl/about/overview-program.aspx

U.S. Department of Education. (2008). Office of Innovation and Improvement. Retrieved November 28, 2010, from http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oii/nonpublic/erate.html