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Is technology in classrooms a good idea?

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On Monday, Los Angeles Unified Superintendent John Deasy canceled the district’s $1 billion iPad program. The news comes just days after KPCC published internal emails showing top L.A. Unified officials and executives from Pearson and Apple met before the bidding began.

Joining the program to talk more about the benefits and drawbacks of implementing technology in the classroom is Patricia Burch, associate professor at the Rossier School of Education at University of Southern California.