An internal review says the Los Angeles Unifed school system's bidding process for a $1 billion tech project may have given an advantage to certain vendors.
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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.
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.
May 30, 2014
A new hybrid tablet/laptop device, Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, is set up as a challenger to Apple's iPad and MacBook Air.
April 23, 2014
The Los Angeles Unified School District's iPad contract has been under serious scrutiny, but the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office says it will not file criminal charges.
March 28, 2014
Two software programs already used successfully in LA schools received low scores in the procurement process won by Pearson's unproven curriculum, according to a report.
December 11, 2013
The Los Angeles Board of Education is set to vote on a proposal that would delay elements of the country's largest 1-to-1 student computing initiative.
November 13, 2013
The first phase of Los Angeles' ambitious iPad initiative will continue, but new oversight measure could delay subsequent phases.
November 06, 2013
By the end of 2013, 3.5 million tablets will have been shipped to the education marketplace, 94% of which will have been iPads, according to new research.
November 05, 2013
By the end of 2013, total shipments for tablets in the education marketplace are expected to exceed 3.5 million units, with Apple's iPad dominating.