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Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent responds to accusations regarding iPad program

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Supt. John Deasy addresses school leaders during the annual LAUSD Administrators' Meeting.
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Supt. John Deasy addresses school leaders during the annual LAUSD Administrators' Meeting.

In a six page memo, Deasy defended his actions preceding the Los Angeles Unified School District iPad program, saying neither he nor his staff violated any rules.

Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District John Deasy has released a six page memo responding to accusations that the district mishandled the bidding process when it awarded a contract for providing students with iPads to Apple and publisher Pearson.

"I am often times asked to meet with current or potential vendors by Board Members – all appropriate in my responsibility to become aware of the best products and services for LAUSD," Deasy wrote in the memo.

Read the full story: LA schools iPads: Superintendent Deasy explains Pearson, Apple meetings

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