L.A. Unified

L.A. Unified Wins $6.4M in Settlement over Unused iPad Software

In the latest fallout from an aborted $1.3-billion plan to provide an iPad to every student, the Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a $6.4-million settlement over curriculum from software giant Pearson that the school system said its teachers barely used, the L.A. Times reports. The Board of Education is expected to vote on the settlement in October,...

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...