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Are LAUSD iPads out along with former superintendent?




A report by a committee chaired by LAUSD Board of Education member Monica Ratliff found that LAUSD’s iPad program has issues with planning, transparency, and bidding problems.
A report by a committee chaired by LAUSD Board of Education member Monica Ratliff found that LAUSD’s iPad program has issues with planning, transparency, and bidding problems.
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This time last year, students in Los Angeles were squealing with delight as boxes of new iPads rolled into their schools.

It was the first phase of what was touted as the largest technology expansion in the country.

The program has run into a host of problems since then, leading to the resignation of its biggest advocate, former superintendent John Deasy. Does this mark the end of the effort?

Southern California Public Radio's Annie Gilbertson reports.