• Jan
  • 22
  • 2014

L.A. schools to adopt iPads

Woman with books and ipad studying for college testWe have previously discussed how more organizations are adopting mobile devices into their daily operations. Not only can these devices reduce paper in an office, but they can help employees work from numerous locations.

Perhaps in an effort to prepare younger generations for the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend, the L.A. Unified School District (LAUSD) announced that it had completed a deal with Apple to provide iPads to all of its students.

According to The Los Angeles Times, a $30 million contract was finalized with the nation’s second-largest school district. The plan will be rolled out this fall.
“The vote is another step forward in the District’s plan to equip every one of its students with a device by 2014,” Jaime Aquino, district deputy superintendent of instruction, told the Times. “When completed, the LAUSD will become the largest district in the nation to provide each of its students with the technology.”

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