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Universal Service Administrative Company, 2009
This paper presents the activities of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) for 2009. The past year was one of accomplishment for USAC. USAC implemented a host of advances in operations, infrastructure, and outreach in an effort to continue to improve collection and disbursement of the Universal Service Fund (USF) support and to…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Annual Reports, Activities, Outreach Programs
Tepfer, C. S. – Educational Television, 1971
The FCC's recent cable television proposals relevant to educational television are quoted in full. (AK)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Educational Television, Federal Legislation
Kuttner, Hanns – Hudson Institute (NJ1), 2012
Historically, waves of new technologies have brought Americans higher standards of living. Electrical service and hot and cold running water, for example, were once luxuries; now their absence makes a home substandard. Today, technologies for accessing the Internet are diffusing at an even faster rate than those earlier innovations once did,…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Internet, Economic Impact, Economic Opportunities
Moore, Earl K. – Audiovisual Instruction, 1971
Some points of interest from a speech on community influences on FCC rulings. (AK)
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Commercial Television, Community Problems, Mass Media
Avery, Robert K. – Public Telecommunications Review, 1977
The exemption of public broadcasters from certain FCC rules on multiple station ownership is discussed. (BD)
Descriptors: Educational Television, Federal Legislation, Public Television
Federal Communications Commission, 2010
This report presents data from the "2010 E-rate Program and Broadband Usage Survey" commissioned by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and conducted by Harris Interactive, Inc. (Harris), an independent national marketing research firm, between February and April 2010. The primary goal of the survey was to collect data on the current state…
Descriptors: Internet, Telecommunications, Schools, Libraries
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Wigen, Wendy – EDUCAUSE Review, 2005
As the telecommunications community braces itself for what may be the most significant change in telecommunications law since the breakup of Ma Bell, the decisions that will set the precedent for a new Telecommunications Act are already being made at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Although many of the changes will take years, one…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Federal Legislation, Law Enforcement, Internet
Smith, Mark – Technology & Learning, 2006
As school performance under NCLB becomes increasingly important, districts can not afford to have barriers to learning. That is where wireless sound-field amplification systems come into play. Wireless sound-field amplification systems come in two types: radio frequency (RF) and infrared (IR). RF systems are based on FCC-approved FM and UHF bands…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Classroom Environment, Acoustics, Audio Equipment
Fulton, David – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2000
Explains the E-rate as discounts provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that are available to schools, libraries, and rural health care providers on telecommunications services. Lists E-rate resources including Web sites, FCC and Department of Education sites, and Listserv discussion groups. (LRW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Listservs
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Community Colleges. – 2003
This fact book for the Florida Community College System (FCCS) is divided into the fallowing categories: (1) Student Information, which includes fall, annual, FTE, and program enrollment statistics, as well as credit program completion statistics; (2) Employee Information, which includes statistics regarding employee headcount by occupational…
Descriptors: Budgets, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Curriculum
US House of Representatives, 2005
The purpose of this hearing was to examine the Federal Communications Commission's management and oversight of the E-Rate program. This subcommittee has done much to expose for Congress a range of problems in the E-Rate program management--problems that raise questions about the program's effectiveness and whether the Nation's taxpayers can be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investigations, Telecommunications, Public Agencies
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Sassenrath, Julius M.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1979
A group of 190 third through sixth graders were given either 6, 16, or 26 months of reading instruction with functional color components (FCC) of parts of words. Another 160 children in the same schools did not recieve FCC instruction. FCC brought about improvement in reading scores. Nondisability children showed greater improvement. (Author)
Descriptors: Children, Color, Elementary Education, Reading Difficulties
US House of Representatives, 2010
The America COMPETES (Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science) Reauthorization Act of 2010 documented here is divided into the following titles: (1) Office of Science and Technology Policy (Coordination of Federal STEM [science, technology, engineering, and mathematics] education;…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, STEM Education, Public Agencies, Space Sciences
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Anderson, Byron – Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 2007
The openness of the Internet has greatly facilitated scholarly communication and led to creative developments in many fields. The Internet has been called the most democratic of media. In many countries, one does not need permission to post a new Web page. Public domain information flows freely and is widely accessible on an impartial basis to…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Networks, Telecommunications, Federal Legislation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1971
Fiscal 1971 saw major actions by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in all areas of its jurisdiction. In broadcasting, the FCC proposed new renewal rules and policies and issued a number of significant rulings on Fairness Doctrine matters. A policy statement outlining FCC cable television plans was submitted to the Congress. In the common…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Annual Reports, Broadcast Industry, Cable Television
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