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Facebook page calls for LAUSD 'repairs not iPads'

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A photo posted on a Facebook group called "repairs not iPads."
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A photo posted on a Facebook group called "repairs not iPads."

Teachers and LAUSD employees are calling attention to crumbling school properties in the face of a $1 billion school district iPad program.

The debate over iPads in the classroom is a very contentious one.

Supporters say the little tablets are a great way to help kids learn.

Critics say iPads are a waste of money, especially at a time when funds are needed for so many other things.

Recently, that argument has moved into the world of social media...

RELATED: Anonymous LA school employees turn to Facebook to spotlight needed repairs

KPCC's Annie Gilbertson has been reporting on this and joins us now.

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