Update: Controversy Awaits $30 Million iPad Vote
The School Board will face a mini controversy tomorrow when it votes on whether or not to to purchase roughly 31,000 Apple iPad tablets at a cost to LAUSD of $30 million. The appropriation would be the first step in Superintendent John Deasy’s ambitious plan of equipping every student and teacher with a touch-screen tablet...
By Hillel Aron | June 17, 2013
DC Think Tank Touts “Blended” LA Charter School
A Washington, DC-based think tank called Education Sector has a new report out touting the strengths and challenges of the blended learning program at Alliance Tennenbaum Family Technology High School. (See The Right Mix: How One Los Angeles School is Blending a Curriculum for Personalized Learning. Watch some video here: A Look Inside Tennenbaum.) Blended learning combines...
By Alexander Russo | February 7, 2013