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LAUSD awards Apple $30 million contract to supply iPads in classrooms

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A young girl holds an Apple iPad on display at Regent Street's Apple store on May 28, 2010 in London, England. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

If you have a child in LAUSD, you might soon find them coming home with an iPad. Yesterday, the school district awarded Apple with a $30 million contract; enough to provide each student with an iPad.

Sure iPads are cool, but how effective are they when it comes to teaching students?

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