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For the Love of Classroom Tech

Todd Felderstein | Posted 07.22.2014 | Education
Todd Felderstein

As today's science affects our lifestyles exponentially, many districts now have line items in their budgets that reflect the changing landscape of high-tech learning. Is it justified? Will students continue to learn using yesterday's methods in preparation for a wireless, paperless future? Can they?

Let a Citizen Watchdog Do His Job: Keep Architect Stuart Magruder on the Bond Oversight Committee

Cynthia Liu | Posted 06.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Cynthia Liu

For over a year in Los Angeles Unified, parents, students, teachers, and community members have wrestled with the details of Superintendent John Deasy's 1:1 iPad program and its $1 billion price tag.

Would You Like Fries With Your iPad?

David Lyell | Posted 03.23.2014 | Education
David Lyell

I know board members care deeply about public education. But as recently deceased board member Ms. Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte said about students, and I think you could apply this to the board's relationship with the public: "They don't care how much you know until they know how much you care."

LA School Board Doubles Down On Controversial Project

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 03.17.2014 | Los Angeles

Amid scrutiny over Los Angeles Unified School District's $1 billion iPad program, board members moved Tuesday to put more devices into the hands of th...

'We're The First In The Country'

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones and Brenda Gazzar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

After taking a second, deeper look at Los Angeles Unified's controversial iPad project, school board members reiterated their support Tuesday for the ...

Breaking Down The Numbers Of LAUSD's iPad Project

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Unified board will delve into the district's controversial iPad project -- everything from curriculum and keyboards to infrastructure ...

Just Kidding, That Will Be $25 Million

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 12.23.2013 | Los Angeles

New questions arose Tuesday about Los Angeles Unified's iPad project, including concerns about ownership of instructional software and new budget esti...

Deasy Is Walking Back His Ambitious iPad Rollout Schedule

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 12.16.2013 | Los Angeles

Facing questions about security and other issues, Los Angeles Unified Superintendent John Deasy has proposed a one-year extension in equipping all 600...

How Hard Is This?

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 12.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified's ambitious iPad project hit another snag Tuesday, as officials conceded that some schools have temporarily stopped using the tabl...

It Only Took Students 7 Days To Hack Their School iPads

AP | Posted 09.26.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- It took just a week for nearly 300 students who got iPads from their Los Angeles high school to figure out how to alter the security se...

iPads-For-All Are Just One Of Many Innovations At LA Schools

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 10.12.2013 | Los Angeles

The start of classes Tuesday will launch a watershed year for Los Angeles Unified as it rolls out a new curriculum, toughens its graduation requiremen...

Teachers Over The Moon At District's New iPad Program

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 10.06.2013 | Los Angeles

There were a couple of Internet glitches, and some teachers had trouble signing on, but that didn't dampen their enthusiasm Monday as they collected t...

An iPad For Every Student

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 06.20.2013 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK -- Los Angeles' school system, the second largest in the United States, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success...

Tensions Erupt Into Shouting Match At LAUSD Board Meeting

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 02.11.2013 | Los Angeles

With the groundwork laid for a new digital-learning plan, a request for a strategy to buy computer tablets for all students erupted Tuesday into a sho...