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New report finds ongoing iPad and technology problems at L.A. Unified

New report finds ongoing iPad and technology problems at L.A. Unified

Despite some progress, serious problems persist with technology in the Los Angeles Unified School District, including limited classroom use of iPads and other computers, ineffective support for teachers and partial access to the Internet, according to a new report. The researchers also found limited use of online curriculum provided by Pearson, for which the district purchased a three-year license, at the added cost of about $200 per device. The results were sobering but not altogether surprising. District officials have acknowledged difficulties with technology. The school system abandoned a $1.3-billion effort to provide an iPad to every student, teacher and campus administrator as too...

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