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New report finds ongoing iPad and technology problems at L.A. Unified

New report finds ongoing iPad and technology problems at L.A. Unified

Had things gone according to plan, every public school student in Los Angeles would be working on his or her own iPad by now and textbooks would be largely a thing of the past. What ensued instead was a costly debacle, and, in its wake, a fledgling, problematic recovery, described in a new report released Wednesday. The analysis shows that serious challenges have persisted with technology in the L.A. Unified School District, including limited classroom use of iPads and other computers, inadequate support for teachers and partial or inconsistent access to the Internet. The researchers also found limited use of online curriculum provided by Pearson, for which the district purchased a...

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