iPad For Students

Contract to Provide iPads for Students Halted by L.A. Unified

According to a report by L.A.Times, Supt. John Deasy at L.A. Unified has suspended future use of a contract with Apple to provide iPads to all students in the nation's second-largest school system. The publication notes that the suspension comes days after disclosures that the superintendent had especially close ties to executives of Apple and Pearson, the company that provides...

L.A. Schools’ $1B iPad Program For Students Continues To Get Worse

According to a report by the L.A. Times, Los Angeles schools' $1 billion program to equip all its students with iPads continues to get worse as now, the price of the devices has turned out to be higher by $100 each than officials of the Los Angeles Unified School District had originally claimed. While the district reports...

LAUSD Halts Local iPad Usage for Students After Security Breach [VIDEO]

L.A. Unified School District (LAUSD) students have reportedly figured out how to bypass security restrictions on iPads issued to them by the school district, giving them access to non-educational internet sites, according to the L.A. Times. As a result, the district has decided to delay distribution of the devices till further notice. The source details that almost 300 students...