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As LA schools committee scrutinizes iPad expansion, students delighted




Second graders at Baldwin Hills Elementary students react as they get their iPads for the first time on Friday, Nov. 15. Baldwin Hills is the final school to receive iPads as part of LAUSD's pilot program.
Second graders at Baldwin Hills Elementary students react as they get their iPads for the first time on Friday, Nov. 15. Baldwin Hills is the final school to receive iPads as part of LAUSD's pilot program.
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The LA Unified School District iPad pilot program is wrought with complications. It came in millions of dollars over budget, and there have been security issues.

IF the board votes to give every student a tablet, it'll cost more than a billion dollars. But none of that matters to the thousands of kids putting aside the pencil and picking up iPads this year.

KPCC's Annie Gilbertson visited the last classroom in the pilot phase to get them.