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Update Bulletin on Prop. 39 Guideline Changes

The California Energy Commission met on December 10, 2014 and approved substantive changes to the Prop. 39 Guidelines. The update bulletin summarizes the changes to the Guidelines which includes the following issues: Changing the SIR calculation Allowing EEPs to include multiple energy measures at one or more school site Establishing terms and condition requirements
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Senate Committee Chairs Announced

This afternoon, Senate Leader Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) announced committee chairs along with Senate leadership positions. There aren’t many changes for education. Senator Carol Liu (D-Pasadena) remains the chair of the Education Committee. Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) will remain the chair of the Budget Committee and Senator Marty Block
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FCC Raises Funding Cap to Finance Expansion of Schools and Libraries Wi-Fi Broadband Coverage and Capacity

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) met today and approved an order to raise the cap on the Universal Service Fund.  The higher funding cap for the Universal Service Fund will  finance the E-Rate program giving schools and libraries discounts on Internet access and  helping pay for the physical connections needed
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