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Eligible schools, school districts and libraries may apply individually or as part of a consortium:
  • Schools and libraries competitively bid all eligible services on the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) Web site.
  • After a minimum of 28 days, the most cost effective proposal is selected.
  • Schools and libraries apply to SLD for discounts.
  • If approved, discounts are provided through directly discounted invoices or reimbursement after services are provided.

Applicants must also provide additional resources:
  • end-user equipment (e.g., computers, telephones, etc.),
  • software, professional development, and
  • other elements necessary to utilize funded connectivity

In general an approved Technology Plan (Priority 2 only) and Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) compliance are also required.