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Released: July 12, 2013

Commission
Meeting Agenda
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information (202) 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

ftp.fcc.gov
July 12, 2013

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Friday, July 19, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-
C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

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MEDIA

TITLE:

Annual Assessment of the Status of
Competition in the Market for the Delivery of
Video Programming (MB Docket No. 12-203).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Fifteenth Report on the status of competition in
the market for the delivery of video programming.
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TITLE:

Presentation on LEAD
Recommendations and Digital Learning.

SUMMARY:

Margaret Spellings, former
Secretary of Education, and Jim Steyer, Founder
and CEO of Common Sense Media, will present
on the bipartisan Leading Education by
Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission's Five
Point Blueprint recommending a national
initiative to expand digital learning in K-12
education. Dr. John Word, principal of Kenmore
Middle School in Arlington, VA, will present on
how students and teachers at Kenmore are using
digital technologies and broadband connectivity
to expand learning opportunities.
*The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
consider any relevant information.

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WIRELINE

TITLE:

Modernizing the E-rate Program for

COMPETITION

Schools and Libraries.

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to modernize the
Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support
mechanism (the E-rate program) to support high-
speed broadband for digital learning technologies
and ensure all students, teachers, and library
patrons have the tools they need to succeed in the
21st century.
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CONSUMER &

TITLE:

Speech-to-Speech and Internet Protocol

GOVERNMENTAL

(IP) Speech-to-Speech Telecommunications

AFFAIRS

Relay Services (CG Docket No. 08-15);
Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-
to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing
and Speech Disabilities (CG Docket No. 03-123).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Report and Order addressing mandatory
minimum standards applicable to the Speech-to-
Speech Relay program and a Further Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking seeking input on ways to
improve the efficiency and effectiveness of this
program.
5

CONSUMER &

TITLE:

Update on the Implementation of the

GOVERNMENTAL

Twenty-First Century Communications and Video

AFFAIRS

Accessibility Act (CVAA).
&

SUMMARY:

In recognition of the 23rd

WIRELESS TELE-

anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities

COMMUNICATIONS

Act, the Consumer & Governmental Affairs
&
Bureau, together with the Wireless

MEDIA

Telecommunications Bureau and the Media
Bureau, will provide a report on the Commission's
implementation of the CVAA since its passage in
2010.
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign
language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your
request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you
if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
Send an e-mail to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick,
Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage of the
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meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page
at www.fcc.gov/live.
For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection.
The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these
services call (703) 993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu.
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-
5562. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type;
digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached by e-mail at
FCC@BCPIWEB.com.
-FCC-
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