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August 29, 2014

L.A. District's Contract With Apple, Pearson Criticized in Report

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.

August 26, 2014

L.A. Schools Chief Halts Massive iPad Contract Amid Questions

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

Big Changes Coming to Los Angeles' 1-to-1 Computing Effort

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

Microsoft Has Ambitious Designs for Schools With New Surface Pro 3

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

No Criminal Charges Amid Controversy Over LAUSD iPad Contract

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

Review Examines L.A. Schools' Decision on iPad, Pearson Purchase

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

L.A. School Board Weighs Slowing Ambitious iPad Program

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

Los Angeles School Board Imposes New Restrictions on iPad Plan

The first phase of Los Angeles' ambitious iPad initiative will continue, but new oversight measure could delay subsequent phases.

November 06, 2013

Apple Extends Dominance of Educational Tablet Market

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

iPad Commands 94 Percent of Ed. Tablet Market, Researcher Says

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.

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