Problems with E-Rate

The Pittsburg Post Gazettehas a Great 4 part series on the Problems with the E-Rate program.

A federal law designed to make sure that poor and rural children don\'t suffer technological discrimination because of the high cost of Internet service has created red tape, controversy and higher phone bills for millions of Americans. Post-Gazette staff writers Ann McFeatters, Karen MacPherson, Jack Torry and Eleanor Chute examine the issues in a four-part series.

A federal promise to hook
kids to the Web lurches along amid controversy, red tape

Part Two:
program an education boon or boondoggle?

for E-rate program anything but easy

Part Four: Many teachers lack
computer training needed to do the job