Perceived conflicts of interest, possible manipulation in the bidding process, and questions about Pearson's curriculum are addressed in a review of the L.A. school system's iPad purchase.
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August 29, 2014
August 26, 2014
Schools Superintendent John Deasy said the district will launch a new bidding process and "no longer utilize our current contract" with Apple.
July 15, 2014
The Montgomery County Public Schools will purchase 40,000 digital devices for students for the coming school year.
July 14, 2014
Manteca Unified School District will deploy 23,000 tablet devices, specially designed for use in K-12 education, this fall as part of a 1-to-1 computing initiative.
June 30, 2014
The LAUSD schools will let some schools test laptops instead of iPads, change the way it deploys devices, and overhaul its approach to letting students take devices home.
June 30, 2014
The use of technology, including "bring-your-own-device" programs, is increasingly common in K-12 schools, but significant needs remain, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.
June 18, 2014
School leaders lament a lack of product integration and an inability to extract data from educational software, according to a new report from the Clayton Christensen Institute.
June 10, 2014
A new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, looks at the evolution of the multibillion dollar K-12 ed-tech landscape, and the pressures facing school leaders and vendors.
March 20, 2014
Data privacy, ed-tech procurement, and building smart mobile networks were all on the agenda at an annual conference of school district technology leaders.
March 05, 2014
An association of school technology leaders is offering guidance for how K-12 leaders can design and implement technology to improve the reliability of their connections and improve student achievement.