FCC Record, Volume 27, No. 3, Pages 1878 to 2785, February 21 - March 16, 2012 Page: 1,924
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Federal Communications Commission
Washington, DC 20554
In the Matter of )
Requests for Waiver and Review of )
Decisions of the )
Universal Service Administrator by )
Assabet Valley Regional Vocational District ) File Nos. SLD-628454, et al.
Marlborough, MA, et al. )
Schools and Libraries Universal Service ) CC Docket No. 02-6
Support Mechanism )
Adopted: February 23, 2012 Released: February 23, 2012
By the Deputy Chief, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau:
1. Consistent with precedent,' we grant 12 and deny five requests from petitioners2 seeking
review of decisions made by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the E-rate
program (more formally known as the schools and libraries universal service support program).' In each
case, USAC refused to permit petitioners to make changes to their applications after they had submitted
them. We first grant four petitioners waivers of section 54.720 of the Commission's rules because we
find they submitted their appeals to the Commission, or filed a service change request with USAC, within
a reasonable period of time of actual notice of a clerical error or a decision by USAC not to correct the
error.' Based on our review of the record, we find that 12 petitioners have demonstrated that good cause
exists to justify a waiver of section 54.504(a) of the Commission's rules to permit them to correct clerical
' See Request fbr Review of the Decision of the Universal Service Administrator by Archer Public Library, et al.,
Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism. File Nos. SLD-140961, ct al.. CC Docket No. 02-6,
Order, 23 FCC Rcd 15518 (Wireline Comp. Bur. 2008): see also Request for Review of the Decision of the
Universal Service Administrator by Bishop Perry' Middle School, New Orleans. LA, et al.. Schools and Libraries
Universal Service Support Mechanism. File Nos. SI.D-487170. et al., CC Docket No. 02-6. Order. 21 FCC Red
5316 (2006); Request for iWaivers and Review of the Decisions of the I Universal Service Administrator by.4chieve
Career Preparatory Academy et al., Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism. File Nos. SI.LD-
756133, el al.. CC Docket No. 02-6, Order, 26 FCC Red 10254 (Wireline Comp. Bur. 2011).
2 The requests for waiver and review are listed in appendices A & B.
Section 54.719(c) of the Commission's rules provides that any person aggrieved by an action taken by a division of
USAC may seek review from the Commission. 47 C.F.R. * 54.719(c).
SSee 47 C.F.R. 54.720. Two petitioners filed appeals with the Commission within 60 day s of discovering errors in
their applications (Leake & Watts Servnices. Inc.. Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center). one filed a service
change request with USAC within 60 days of discovering an error in its application (Providence Public School
District), and one filed with the Commission within 60 days of being informed that a response it received was an
appealable denial (Colon Community School District). Requests for Review and'or Waiver of Decisions of the
Universal Service Administrator by A4BC Unified School District, et al., Schools and Libraries Universal Service
Support Mechanism, File Nos. SLD-584091, Order, 26 FCC Fed 11019, 11019, para. 2 (Wircline Comp. Bur. 201 1).
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