June 2013 Insider: E-Rate Reform

In light of President Obama's recent ConnectED announcement, we asked Insiders to weigh in on E-Rate reform. While there is agreement that the program needs to be simplified and online programs better included, Insiders expressed some uncertainty over changes to the contribution methodology. Similarly, while Insiders believed a number of reforms could happen, the intensity of this belief is only somewhat.

A number of Insiders commented that the contribution rate is an issue to watch given the sensitive backdrop of tax and budget issues.

To learn more about E-Rate, check out our overview of potential changes.