March 22: E-rate Filing Window Closes

The Classroom Connectivity Initiative has made tools and resources available to support school districts' internet procurement after closing the competitive bidding process, evaluating bids and preparing to file Form 471 this E-rate cycle, which closes March 22. EducationSuperHighway's Compare & Connect K-12 shows the prices offered to districts by service providers across Texas. Vendor negotiation tips are also available to assist in getting the best price and contract terms for your school district. Finally, tips and best practices are available to help districts navigate the 471 filing process effectively. Questions? Contact classroomconnectivity@tea.texas.gov.