| November 13, 2013 | No comment yet
The saga continues. In June, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) approved a $30 million program to put an iPad in the hands of every student in the second largest district in the United States. By September, it was obvious that things were not running smoothly. First, the District reported mass hacking of 300 iPads from students at three different high schools. Then, it came to light that $50,000 worth of tablets had been “misplaced” at the District.
By the beginning of October, the District had begun taking iPads away from students for an “indeterminate” amount of time. That’s not all. During a recent presentation to the Los Angeles School Board, the District admitted that the program was over budget due to unexpected costs for iPad storage containers, protective cases, and other expenses.
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