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October 28, 2014

Apple to Donate iPads to Thousands of Students for ConnectED Program

The company will give iPads to every student in 114 schools, as part of the $100 million commitment made earlier this year to President Obama's ConnectED initiative.

October 16, 2014

Los Angeles School Board Rejects Releasing Apple Procurement Report

An inspector general's report on the Los Angeles Unified School District's controversial purchase of iPads will not be released to the public.

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.

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