Government in midst of scrapping E-Rate program

While E-Rate has been mismanaged (pulled in $14.6 billion a year, but schools and libraries only received $9.2 billion), certain members Congress has decided that this program isn’t worth pursuing anymore and are looking to pull it to help the whole tax refund bit. E-Rate was the 1996 program that took surcharges on phone bills and converted them into funding to get schools and libraries online.
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