Priority II Funding for 2013-2014: For the first time in E-rate program history, there will be no Priority II Funding at any discount level. This is for the 2013-2014 E-Rate year. This year runs form July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014.
On February 7, 2014, the USAC Schools & Libraries Committee approved a resolution that authorized USAC to deny all FY2013 Priority 2 (Internal Connections and Basic Maintenance) requests at the 90 percent discount level upon FCC approval. On February 24, the FCC authorized USAC to proceed. These denials will start with FY2013 Wave 41, dated March 5, 2014. [read more].