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Roosevelt High Students Find a Way to Hack Their iPads

LA School Report | September 25, 2013



Via The Los Angeles Times | By Howard Blume

LA Unified officials have a new problem on their hands – because of what LA Unified students have in their hands: iPads.

A week after getting their new digital devices, nearly 300 students at Roosevelt High School compromised the security designed to block users from accessing such websites as YouTube and Facebook. Solving the problem could delay further distribution of the iPads, which is only in Phase 1 of the rollout.

By next year, the district had hoped to distribute more than 630,000 iPads, part of a near $1 billion effort to support the shift to the Common Core teaching curriculum.

Read the LAT’s account here.

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