Bond panel recommends a smaller iPad buy in phase 2*
The committee that oversees how LA Unified spends bond money today recommended that the district school board scale back the size of the next phase of iPad distribution. In rejecting the latest proposal from Superintendent John Deasy, the School Construction Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee voted to reduce the number of iPads bought, to 38,535 from...
By LA School Report | December 18, 2013
iPad Problems not Unexpected, says Oversight Panel Chairman
The head of the group that oversees capital expenditures of LA Unified says problems arising in Phase 1 of the district’s new iPad program do not appear serious enough to disrupt Phase 2. “I don’t think the level of problems was greater than what we anticipated,” Stephen English, chairman of the district’s School Construction Bond...
By Michael Janofsky | October 9, 2013