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May 14, 2014

Summer of Learning Program Launched in L.A.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and school superintendent John Deasy officially launched an innovative summer program including digital badges.

April 23, 2014

Digital Badges Have Revolutionary Potential

The digital badges that will be used in the Los Angeles summer learning program have revolutionary potential to extend learning, and what counts as learning.

April 22, 2014

L.A. Mayor, Schools, Nonprofits to Debut Innovative Summer Program

Can your city make you smart? This summer Los Angeles will; it plans a innovative summer program that uses Digital Badges to link schools, kids, and community in four neighborhoods.

April 15, 2014

Teeter-Totter: Ed Reform in 2.5 Minutes

School reform is hard for adults, but it's child's play. Introducing the teeter-totter theory. All you need to know in 2.5 minutes

October 25, 2013

Q&A: LAUSD's Jaime Aquino on iPads, Pearson, Board Fights, and Stepping Down

Los Angeles Unified's outgoing deputy superintendent for instruction addresses critics and defends the decision to roll out an unfinished digital curriculum as part of the district's iPad initiative.

October 02, 2013

Massive Purchase of iPads in L.A. District Brings Security Woes

The nation's second-largest school district has experienced several setbacks in the rollout of its effort to provide all students with iPads.

August 07, 2013

Pilot Middle School in L.A. to Promote Entrepreneurism

Parents of Los Angeles middle school students with entrepreneurial interests can now send their children to a pilot school focusing on entrepreneurism.

June 19, 2013

Apple Secures Contract to Bring iPads to Los Angeles District

The Los Angeles Unified School District has awarded a $30 million contract to Apple Inc., as part of a technology project that could ultimately cost $500 million.

June 14, 2013

Apple Poised to Win Big L.A. School District Technology Contract

A district committee has recommended that Apple Inc., be awarded a lucrative ed-tech contract from the 660,000-student Los Angeles school system.

June 14, 2013

Apple Recommended for Major L.A. Schools Tech. Contract

District staff are recommending that the L.A. Unified School District award a contract potentially worth $500 million over time to Apple Inc.

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