A recent study by the U.S. Department of Education has found the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1.3 billion "iPad-for-all" education initiative, announced in the summer of 2013, had been "plagued by lack of resources and inadequate...Show More Summary
A federal review of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s plan to give an iPad to every one of its 640,000 students concluded that it was plagued by problems right from the start, reports the LA Times. The report criticizes the scheme for unclear goals, use of school construction bonds to fund the scheme, failure to […]
According to a federal study, the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1.3 billion push to bring tech into the classroom was crippled early on by inadequate planning and and over-reliance on Apple's iPad.
To the editor: The Los Angeles Unified School District is trying to fix something it broke. ("California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners,'" Dec. 17)
Children attending schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the largest school district in the nation, will soon be eating better meat.
Aiming to bolster student health, Los Angeles Unified and five other major urban school districts announced plans Tuesday to ban the purchase of chickens that have been treated with antibiotics.
Last month the Los Angeles Unified School District school board decided to require that every high school student take an Ethnic Studies course. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, the San Francisco school board will vote on a similar proposal. Here’s a post making the case for why this is a good idea. It was written by […]
Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding.
The Los Angeles Unified School District will retain an outside law firm to provide advice on a FBI investigation of the system’s iPads-for-all program.
With three weeks left in December, I'm hesitant to jump the gun and suggest that we've seen the last of this year's troubles for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
To the editor: Whether former Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy's iPad plan was criminal or just criminally stupid is irrelevant. He refused to listen to his most valuable asset: us teachers. ("FBI seizes LAUSD records related to troubled iPad program," Dec. 2)
Was the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1.3-billion iPads-for-all program handled properly?
Reginald Sample, the principal of Dorsey High who told Paul Knox he would no longer be the football coach on Tuesday, issued a statement on Wednesday through the Los Angeles Unified School District's communications office saying he wanted Knox to stay involved with the school and the program.
There was a lot to dislike about the proposal to buy $500 million worth of iPads for Los Angeles Unified School District students (plus $800 million for the necessary broadband at schools): The price, the incomplete curriculum, the paucity of serious questions about whether all of these devices...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office subpoenaed the Los Angeles Unified School District for records pertaining to its $1 billion iPad project as part of a federal grand jury probe. A copy of the subpoena released Tuesday requests all documents related to proposals for the district’s cornerstone technology initiative, which has been plagued…
The Los Angeles Unified school district (LAUSD) may be in hot water over its failed iPad pilot project, reports the LA Times. A federal grand jury subpoenaed LAUSD documents relating to the bidding process for the US$1.3 billion initiative to equip f...
The Los Angeles Unified School District officially shelved a $1.3 billion program to buy an iPad for every student on the same day the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation raided its offices. The decision is a blow to Apple, which had hoped at one point the massive contract would be catalyst for its efforts to […]
LOS ANGELES — FBI agents seized 20 boxes of documents related to Los Angeles Unified School District's beleaguered $1 billion iPad project, officials confirmed Tuesday. Agents confiscated documents at the district's offices Monday regarding...Show More Summary
Earlier this year the Los Angeles Unified School District announced that it would be suspending its “iPad for All” program after it ran into an array of problems. Things started off optimistically in July 2013 when the district announced that it would give 640,000 students iPads for school. A few crafty students figured out a way to […]
The Los Angeles Unified School District announced that it is terminating its ambitious $1.3 billion plan to outfit every student with an iPad. Though unrelated to the seizure of documents by the FBI from the district on Monday, LAUSD superintendant Ramon Cortines announced his decision on Tuesday to end its contract with Apple. Show More Summary